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Near New Canton in Buckingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Old Buckingham Church

 
 
Old Buckingham Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
1. Old Buckingham Church Marker
Inscription.  The original or southwest wing was erected about 1758 as a church for the newly-formed Tillotson Parish. It was abandoned following the Disestablishment of the Anglican Church in Virginia in 1784, and thereafter was acquired by the Buckingham Baptist Congregation, organized in 1771. It continues in use as the meeting house of Buckingham Baptist Church.
 
Erected 1975 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number F-56.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1758.
 
Location. 37° 37.052′ N, 78° 22.618′ W. Marker is near New Canton, Virginia, in Buckingham County. Marker is on James Madison Highway (U.S. 15) 0.3 miles north of Trents Mill Road (Virginia Route 622), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Canton VA 23123, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Buckingham Baptist Church (a few steps from this
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marker); Female Collegiate Institute (approx. 2.4 miles away); Carter G. Woodson (approx. 3 miles away); Arvonia (approx. 5 miles away); Chief Cornerstone Baptist Church (approx. 6.2 miles away); Carter G. Woodson Birthplace (approx. 6.7 miles away); Carter G. Woodson, Ph.D. (approx. 6.9 miles away); a different marker also named Carter G. Woodson Birthplace (approx. 6.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in New Canton.
 
US Route 15 (facing north) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. US Route 15 (facing north)
Buckingham Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
3. Buckingham Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 3, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,810 times since then and 112 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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