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Antioch in Prince William County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Antioch Church

 
 
Antioch Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 23, 2007
1. Antioch Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized April 22, 1837, the nineteen original members of Antioch Baptist Church worshipped in a small log building until the stone church was erected in 1842. Baptisms were held in the creek behind the church. In 1901, the congregation tore down the stone church because of structural damage and erected the present building. The Women's Missionary Society acquired the adjacent log house in 1926 and deeded it to the church in 1957. In 1962 the church was closed due to a dwindling congregation, but was reopened in 1996. The annual Homecoming Meeting has continued since 1922.
 
Erected 2002 by Prince William County Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionNotable Buildings. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Prince William County Historical Commission series list.
 
Location. 38° 51.465′ N, 77° 41.057′ W. Marker is in Antioch, Virginia, in Prince William County. Marker is on Waterfall Road (Virginia Route
Antioch Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 23, 2007
2. Antioch Baptist Church
601), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Haymarket VA 20169, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hopewell Gap (within shouting distance of this marker); The Carolina Road (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve (approx. 2.6 miles away); Free People Of Color At Thoroughfare (approx. 2.6 miles away); Campaign of Second Manassas (approx. 2.8 miles away); Thoroughfare Gap (approx. 2.8 miles away); a different marker also named Thoroughfare Gap (approx. 2.8 miles away); Simon Kenton’s Birthplace (approx. 2.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  History of Antioch Baptist Church. (Submitted on September 27, 2008.)
 
Is this the adjacent log building? image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, June 23, 2007
3. Is this the adjacent log building?
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,232 times since then and 54 times this year. Last updated on February 5, 2011. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
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