Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Site of the First Church
first Church erected
in Suffolk, 1753
To the memory of the men
of Nansemond County
whose love of God and
Country helped to found
Erected 1932 by The Nansemond Branch of the Association for the Preservation of Virignia Antiquities.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. A significant historical year for this entry is 1753.
Location. 36° 44.173′ N, 76° 35.042′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Western Avenue and Church Street, on the left when traveling west on Western Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Suffolk VA 23434, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. First Suffolk Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Riddick’s Folly (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Korea and Vietnam Wars Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War II Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Monument (approx. 0.2 Early History of Suffolk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Spanish War Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cedar Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 520 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on September 3, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.