Near Aldridge in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Ruins of St. George’s Chapel
Erected 1970 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 39° 17.592′ N, 77° 53.58′ W. Marker is near Aldridge, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker is on Middleway Pike (West Virginia Route 51) east of North Ridge Drive. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles Town WV 25414, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Locust Hill (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different "Locust Hill" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Richwood Hall (approx. 1½ miles away); Harewood (approx. 1½ miles away); Brownfields to Greenfields (approx. 1½ miles away); Martin Robison Delany (approx. 1.6 miles away); Office of Charles Washington (approx. 1.6 miles away); A Brief History of the Old Presbyterian Church in Charles Town (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aldridge.
Regarding Ruins of St. George’s Chapel. Was the first Anglican church in the area. George Washington’s brother Samuel was church warden.
Credits. This page was last revised on October 11, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 2,448 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 9, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. 3, 4. submitted on March 15, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.