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Suffolk, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Glebe Church

 
 
Glebe Church Historical Plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, April 29, 2018
1. Glebe Church Historical Plaque.
Inscription.
Established in 1642

One of the oldest in the U.S.
Site of insurrection in 1775, leading to
the Revolutionary War

Marked by Suffolk Chapter
National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century
2017

 
Erected 2017 by National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century, Suffolk Chapter.
 
Location. 36° 49.484′ N, 76° 29.792′ W. Marker is in Suffolk, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Nansemond Parkway (Virginia Route 337) 0.3 miles east of Kings Highway (Virginia Route 125), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4400 Nansemond Pkwy, Suffolk VA 23435, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hargrove's Tavern (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Glebe Church (about 300 feet away); Sleepy Hole Ferry (approx. mile away); Yeates School (approx. mile away); Florence Graded School (approx. 0.3 miles away); James Bowser, Revolutionary Soldier (approx. half a mile away); James Bowser Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away); John Smith Explores the Chesapeake (approx. 1.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Suffolk.
 
Also see . . .
Glebe Church Historical Plaque. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, April 29, 2018
2. Glebe Church Historical Plaque.

1. Glebe Episcopal Church website. (Submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia.)
2. National Society Colonial Dames XVII Century. (Submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraWar, US Revolutionary
 
Glebe Church Historical Plaque, facing west. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, April 29, 2018
3. Glebe Church Historical Plaque, facing west.
Glebe Church Historical Plaque, facing east. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, April 29, 2018
4. Glebe Church Historical Plaque, facing east.
Nansemond Parkway is pictured in the background, along with marker number K-258 Glebe Church (right of the truck) and a gravestone (right of K-258).
Glebe Episcopal Church and its long driveway. image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, July 30, 2017
5. Glebe Episcopal Church and its long driveway.
Glebe Episcopal Church entrance sign image. Click for full size.
By Cynthia L. Clark, July 30, 2017
6. Glebe Episcopal Church entrance sign
The sign reads: Glebe Episcopal Church. Holy Eucharist: 8:00 & 10:00 AM. Sunday School 9:30 AM. Parish 1642 Church 1738. Pictured in the background is the new Florence Bowser Elementary School under construction on the site of the original building.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 18, 2018. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on June 16, 2018, by Cynthia L. Clark of Suffolk, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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