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Near Glen Allen in Henrico County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Shady Grove United Methodist Church

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, December 10, 2009
1. Shady Grove United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  A group of neighbors, meeting in a cooper shop near the present site, organized a church in 1852. With five dollars, they purchased one acre of land from the estate of Thomas Maxwell and erected the first building in 1855. It was used as a school during the 1880s. The present sanctuary, which dates from 1900, now has several additions. The church grounds have increased to more than five acres through gifts and purchases. Until 1954, when it became a separate station, Shady Grove was one of four churches on the Goochland Charge.
 
Erected 1995 by County of Henrico. (Marker Number HC-2.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionEducation. A significant historical year for this entry is 1852.
 
Location. 37° 40.29′ N, 77° 36.887′ W. Marker is near Glen Allen, Virginia, in Henrico County. Marker is at the intersection of Pouncey Tract Road and Shady Grove Road, on the right when traveling north on Pouncey Tract Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4825 Pouncey Tract Road, Glen Allen VA 23059, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker
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By Bernard Fisher, December 10, 2009
2. Shady Grove United Methodist Church
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, measured as the crow flies. Springfield School (approx. ¼ mile away); Chief Powhatan (approx. 1.1 miles away); "Right arm to partner & Reel" (approx. 1.1 miles away); Short Pump (approx. 1.4 miles away); Deep Run School (approx. 1.6 miles away); Goochland County / Henrico County (approx. 1.9 miles away); Mercer Hugh Cosby Farm (approx. 2 miles away); Deep Run Baptist Church (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Glen Allen.
 
Also see . . .  Shady Grove United Methodist Church. (Submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.)
 
Shady Grove United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, December 10, 2009
3. Shady Grove United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 988 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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