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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glebe Church

 
 
Glebe Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
1. Glebe Church Marker
Inscription.  Built in 1738. In 1775 the Parish minister, Parson Agnew, was driven from the Church for preaching loyalty to the King. The building was repaired in 1854.
 
Erected 1960 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number K-258.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 36° 49.439′ N, 76° 29.765′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is on Nansemond Parkway (Virginia Route 337), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Nansemond Parkway, Suffolk VA 23435, 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. Hargrove's Tavern (a few steps from this marker); Bennett's Home (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Glebe Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. ¼ mile away); Yeates School (approx. ¼ mile away); Florence Graded School (approx. 0.3
Old portion of the Glebe Church from the Southwest image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
2. Old portion of the Glebe Church from the Southwest
miles away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. half a mile away); James Bowser Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
 
Also see . . .  Glebe Episcopal Church History Page. Still an active parish in the Diocese of Southern Virginia (Submitted on January 15, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.) 
 
Glebe Church Entrance image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
3. Glebe Church Entrance
Glebe Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
4. Glebe Church Marker
Glebe Church Lot image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
5. Glebe Church Lot
Glebe Church Datestone image. Click for full size.
By James Thomson
6. Glebe Church Datestone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. This page has been viewed 942 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   3. submitted on January 15, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   4. submitted on January 14, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States.   5, 6. submitted on January 15, 2011, by James Thomson of Chesapeake, United States. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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