Near Aldie in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Mt. Zion Church
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is July 6, 1864.
Location. 38° 57.834′ N, 77° 36.571′ W. Marker is near Aldie, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of John Mosby Highway (U.S. 50) and Watson Road (County Route 860), on the right when traveling east on John Mosby Highway. The Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church is located near Aldie and Gilbert's Corner on Route 50, east of the intersection with Route 15. Watch carefully as it is now located on a traffic circle. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Aldie VA 20105, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mt. Zion Old School Baptist Church (a few steps from this marker); Mt. Zion Historic ParkElders of the Mount Zion Old School Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Mt. Zion Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); The Fog of War (within shouting distance of this marker); The Mosby-Forbes Engagement July 6, 1864 (within shouting distance of this marker); This is Gilbert's Corner! (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Welcome to Gilbert's Corner Regional Park (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Aldie.
Also see . . .
1. Mount Zion History. (Submitted on December 3, 2006.)
2. Loudoun County Parks Site. The church is now part of the Loudoun County parks system. (Submitted on June 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on April 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2006. This page has been viewed 2,198 times since then and 39 times this year. Last updated on May 27, 2012, by Linda Walcroft of Woodstock, Virginia. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 2, 2006. 4. submitted on June 23, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 15, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. 8. submitted on April 24, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.