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

Lewis Chapel

 
 
Lewis Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 29, 2019
1. Lewis Chapel Marker
Inscription.  
The circuit rider, with
his Lord, his Bible, and his horse,
brought Methodism to this area in 1830.

Lewis Chapel

The first Methodist Church,
stood on this site from 1857-1953.

 
Location. 38° 41.258′ N, 77° 12.495′ W. Marker is in Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Old Colchester Road (Virginia Route 611) and Gunston Road (Virginia Route 242), on the right when traveling south on Old Colchester Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10000 Gunston Road, Lorton VA 22079, 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. Indian Attack (within shouting distance of this marker); Lewis Chapel / Cranford Memorial Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Gunston Hall (within shouting distance of this marker); Joseph W. Jordan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Noman Monroe Cole, Jr. (approx. one mile away); Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm
Lewis Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, March 29, 2019
2. Lewis Chapel Marker
(approx. 1.2 miles away); The Herris Stone (approx. 1.7 miles away); Wagener (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on March 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on March 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 78 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on March 29, 2019, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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