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Lincoln in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Goose Creek Friends 1817 Meeting House

 
 
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By Franklin Bell, November 3, 2007
1. Goose Creek Friends
Inscription.  Goose Creek Friends meeting house was built from 1817 to 1819. Originally a two story building, it was reconstructed from 1948 to 1949 after a severe wind storm in 1943.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionLandmarks. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list.
 
Location. 39° 7.005′ N, 77° 41.78′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on Lincoln Road (County Route 722) 1.6 miles south of East Main Street, Purcellville (Business Virginia Route 7), on the left when traveling south. In Purcellville, Rt. 722 is Maple Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lincoln VA 20160, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Goose Creek Friends 1765 Meeting House (here, next to this marker); Goose Creek Friends (a few steps from this marker); Goose Creek Friends Oakdale School (approx. ¼ mile away); Goose Creek Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Loudoun Branch, Manassas Gap Railroad
Goose Creek Friends image. Click for full size.
By Franklin Bell, November 3, 2007
2. Goose Creek Friends
The present meeting house is across Lincoln Road from the original and the cemetery. It's one point in a three-building triangle of the current meeting house, the original meeting house, and the Quaker Oakdale School.
(approx. ¾ mile away); Loudoun County Emancipation Association Grounds (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mother of the Wright Brothers (approx. 1.3 miles away); Mahlon Taylor Springhouse (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lincoln.
 
Regarding Goose Creek Friends 1817 Meeting House. The present Goose Creek Friends Meeting house is right across Lincoln Road from the original, built in 1765.
 
Additional keywords. Quaker.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,504 times since then and 5 times this year. Last updated on December 3, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 9, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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