Lincoln in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Goose Creek Friends
Erected 1917 by General subscription at Centennial Celebration.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Quakerism ⛪ series list.
Location. 39° 7.003′ N, 77° 41.772′ W. Marker is in Lincoln, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on Lincoln Road (County Route 611) 1.6 miles south of East Main Street, Purcellville (Business Virginia Route 7), on the left when traveling south. 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 1817 Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Goose Creek Friends 1765 Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); Goose Creek Friends Oakdale SchoolGoose Creek Historic District (approx. ¼ mile away); Loudoun Branch, Manassas Gap Railroad (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.
More about this marker. This is one of four markers in the little town of Lincoln, all having to do with institutions established by the Friends. Looking north from the marker you can see the three buildings which the other three markers discuss.
Also see . . . History of Goose Creek Monthly Meeting. (Submitted on August 5, 2013, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.)
Additional keywords. Quakers, Friends, Virginia, Early 19th Century America
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 2, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,232 times since then and 7 times this year. Last updated on July 26, 2015, by J. Makali Bruton of Querétaro, Mexico. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 4, 2007, by Franklin Bell of Bluemont, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.