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Near Stevensville in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mattapony Church

 
 
Mattapony Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
1. Mattapony Church Marker
Inscription.  This is the ancient colonial Mattapony Church, used by the Baptists since 1824. Here are tombs of members of the family of Carter Braxton, signer of the Declaration of Independence.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number OB-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1824.
 
Location. 37° 43.076′ N, 76° 53.168′ W. Marker is near Stevensville, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is on The Trail (Virginia Route 14) 0.1 miles north of Mantapike Landing Road, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Stevensville VA 23161, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Death of Col. Dahlgren (approx. 2.2 miles away); Newington (approx. 2.7 miles away); State Fish Hatchery (approx. 2.9 miles away); World Wars I and II Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); King and Queen County Confederate Monument
Mattapony Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
2. Mattapony Church Marker
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(approx. 3.4 miles away); County Clerks Office Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Trice Mill Stones (approx. 3.4 miles away); Eastern View Schoolhouse (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Stevensville.
 
Also see . . .  Mattaponi Church. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on November 9, 2021.) 
 
Mattapony Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 9, 2009
3. Mattapony Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 876 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 10, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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May. 27, 2022