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Clifton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Clifton Primitive Baptist Church

1871

 
 
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By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
1. Clifton Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Built in 1871 as the Clifton Old School Primitive Baptist Church, it is the oldest African-American church in Fairfax County. The town of Clifton was initially inhabited by emancipated slaves and the church was built on land donated by one of them, William E. Beckwith.
 
Location. 38° 46.744′ N, 77° 23.154′ W. Marker is in Clifton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7200 Main Street, Clifton VA 20124, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Clifton Baptist Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wm. E. Beckwith House (about 600 feet away); Buckley Store (about 600 feet away); Devereux Station (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Devereux Station (about 700 feet away); Sangster’s Station (about 700 feet away); Clifton Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Ivakota Farm (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Clifton.
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches & Religion
 
Clifton Primitive Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
2. Clifton Primitive Baptist Church Marker
Clifton Primitive Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
3. Clifton Primitive Baptist Church
Clifton Primitive<br>Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Allen C. Browne, November 15, 2017
4. Clifton Primitive
Baptist Church
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Services Every 4th Sunday
11:A.M.

7200
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on November 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 18, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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