“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Poolesville in Surry County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Lawne’s Creek Church

Lawne's Creek Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Troy, September 23, 2007
1. Lawne's Creek Church Marker
Inscription.  Approximately six miles to the north, near Hog Island Creek, is the site of Lawne’s Creek Church. Authorized in 1629 as a “chapel of ease” for the settlers in the area by the Council and General Court of Colonial Virginia, the church was the site of a meeting in 1673 to protest unjust taxation and government without representation and to manifest a spirit of religious independence.
Erected 1981 by the Thomas Rolfe Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities. (Marker Number K-300.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1629.
Location. 37° 5.548′ N, 76° 43.401′ W. Marker is in Poolesville, Virginia, in Surry County. Marker is at the intersection of Colonial Trail East (Route 10) and Hog Island Road (County Route 650) on Colonial Trail East. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Surry VA 23883, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this
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marker, measured as the crow flies. Bacon’s Castle (approx. 0.9 miles away); Poole’s Funeral Home (approx. 0.9 miles away); Hog Island (approx. one mile away); Lower Surry Church (approx. 1.3 miles away); A Final Resting Place for Six Unknown Colonists (approx. 1.3 miles away); Quiyoughcohannock Indians (approx. 1.7 miles away); Surry County / Isle of Wight County (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fort Huger (approx. 2.4 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,201 times since then and 37 times this year. Last updated on September 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. Photo   1. submitted on September 23, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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