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Occoquan in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Methodist Church

 
 
Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
1. Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  This brick, lancet-windowed church, built ca. 1925 is Occoquan’s second Methodist church. The first wood-frame church, located on Commerce St. behind the present structure, burned in the 1916 town fire. Besides its original tenants, other church congregations have used the building. It is currently Occoquan’s Town Hall.
 
Erected by Town of Occoquan.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureChurches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Historic Occoquan series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1925.
 
Location. 38° 41.078′ N, 77° 15.67′ W. Marker is in Occoquan, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Mill Street, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Occoquan VA 22125, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. United Virginia Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); 404 Mill Street (within shouting distance of this marker); 304 Mill Street (within shouting distance of this marker); Mill Street
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Commerce Street (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 302 Mill Street (about 300 feet away); 301 Mill Street (about 300 feet away); "Rockledge" (about 300 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Occoquan.
 
Methodist Church / Town Hall with Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
2. Methodist Church / Town Hall with Marker
On the boulder to the right, there is a Virginia Historic Landmark plaque (see picture 3).
Virginia Historic Landmark Plaque image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin White, September 6, 2007
3. Virginia Historic Landmark Plaque
Occoquan Historic District has been registered as a Virginia Historic Landmark pursuant to the authority vested in the Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission Act of 1966.
National Register plaque for the building image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 6, 2022
4. National Register plaque for the building
A contributing building within
Old and Historic District Occoquan
as designated by the
National Register of Historic Places and
Virginia Historic Landmark Commission

c. 1924
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 7, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,316 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 9, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on May 7, 2022, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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