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Lovettsville in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. James United Church of Christ

 
 
St. James United Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 19, 2007
1. St. James United Church of Christ Marker
Inscription.  Formerly St. James Evangelical and Reformed Church, this is the oldest active congregation of the German Reformed tradition in Virginia. Lovettsville, a German settlement, was founded by settlers of the Reformed faith in 1733. Early records indicate that Elder William Wenner, the first leader of the Lovettsville congregation, arrived in the area as early as 1720.
 
Erected 1983 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number G-3.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1733.
 
Location. 39° 16.41′ N, 77° 38.25′ W. Marker is in Lovettsville, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on East Broad Way (County Route 672) near South Light Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10 East Broad Way, Lovettsville VA 20180, 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
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. Lovettsville in the Civil War (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Veterans Memorial (about 700 feet away); The Independent Loudoun Rangers (about 800 feet away); First German Reformed Church Site and Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); New Jerusalem Lutheran Church (approx. 1.1 miles away); Water Power (approx. 2.6 miles away in Maryland); Berlin (approx. 2.6 miles away in Maryland); Explore a Trail Network (approx. 2.7 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lovettsville.
 
Also see . . .  St. James United Church of Christ. (Submitted on July 20, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
St. James United Church of Christ Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 19, 2007
2. St. James United Church of Christ Marker
St. James United Church of Christ image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, July 19, 2007
3. St. James United Church of Christ
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 20, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,443 times since then and 116 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 20, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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