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Saint Stephens Church in King and Queen County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Apple Tree Church

 
 
Apple Tree Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
1. Apple Tree Church Marker
Inscription.  About two miles south stood the colonial church known as the Apple Tree Church or St. Clement's Church. First authorized by the House of Burgesses in 1710, it served as the upper church of St. Stephen's Parish until after the Revolution. It was then abandoned and later destroyed by fire.
 
Erected 1987 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number OB-11.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1710.
 
Location. 37° 48.282′ N, 77° 2.934′ W. Marker is in Saint Stephens Church, Virginia, in King and Queen County. Marker is on Richmond Tappahannock Highway (U.S. 360) 0.4 miles east of The Trail (Virginia Route 14), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Saint Stephens Church VA 23148, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clark Home (about 400 feet away, measured in
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a direct line); Cavalry Raids (approx. 3˝ miles away); Bruington Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Montville (approx. 4.2 miles away); Mount Pleasant (approx. 4.6 miles away); Hillsboro (approx. 4.7 miles away); King and Queen County / Essex County (approx. 5.6 miles away); Mattaponi Indian Town (approx. 5.6 miles away).
 
Richmond Tappahannock Highway (facing east) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, December 6, 2009
2. Richmond Tappahannock Highway (facing east)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,939 times since then and 49 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 8, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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