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Talleysville in New Kent County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. Peter's Church

 
 
St. Peter's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
1. St. Peter's Church Marker
Inscription.  Two miles northeast is St. Peter's Church, built in 1703 in English bond. David Mossom, rector there for forty years, was the minister who married George Washington. According to one tradition, the wedding took place at St. Peter's Church.
 
Erected 1930 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number WO-13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraNotable EventsWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Washington’s Burgess Routes series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1703.
 
Location. 37° 31.511′ N, 77° 4.63′ W. Marker is in Talleysville, Virginia, in New Kent County. Marker is at the intersection of New Kent Highway and Old Church Road, on the right when traveling east on New Kent Highway. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 8384 Vineyards Pkwy, Quinton VA 23141, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White House (a few steps from this marker); Stuart's Ride Around McClellan (a few steps from this marker); Stuart's Ride
St. Peter's Church Marker on New Kent Hwy. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
2. St. Peter's Church Marker on New Kent Hwy.
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(approx. ¼ mile away); George W. Watkins School (approx. 1.2 miles away); Green v. County School Board of New Kent County (approx. 1.2 miles away); Arnold Stansley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Harold J. Neale (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different marker also named Harold J. Neale (approx. 2.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Talleysville.
 
Also see . . .  St. Peter's Parish Church, New Kent County, Virginia. (Submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
St. Peter's Church Gate. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
3. St. Peter's Church Gate.
St. Peter's Church. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 28, 2009
4. St. Peter's Church.
White House Landing, Va., vicinity. St. Peter's Church, with Federal soldiers. image. Click for full size.
1862
5. White House Landing, Va., vicinity. St. Peter's Church, with Federal soldiers.
Library of Congress LC-B811-02302
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 2, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,403 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on April 6, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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