Near Purcellville in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Ketoctin Church Short Hill
Present Church Built 1854
Placed By Ketoctin Chapter
The American Revolution
Erected by Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 39° 9.448′ N, 77° 44.926′ W. Marker is near Purcellville, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is at the intersection of Ketoctin Church Road (County Route 716) and Allder School Road (County Route 771), on the right when traveling south on Ketoctin Church Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Purcellville VA 20134, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Beyond Purcellville ( approx. 2.2 miles away); Purcellville Station ( approx. 2.2 miles away); Tracks into History ( approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Potts Graveyard ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Electric Trains on the W&OD ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Ambush at Purcellville ( approx. 2.7 miles away); Loudoun County Emancipation Association Grounds This Is the Birthplace of Susan Koerner Wright ( approx. 3.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Purcellville.
More about this marker. Historic Baptist church which was founded in 1751, located just east of Blue Ridge near Short Hill Mountain. This church was constituted during the French and Indian War. Seven church members, including Rev. John Marks, served in the Revolutionary War on the Patriot side. The marker is located on the front of the church building.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Buck Marsh Baptist Church near Berryville.
Also see . . . Ketoctin Church Cemetery. Listing from Find A Grave. (Submitted on December 24, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Notable Buildings • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,289 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on December 22, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. 7. submitted on December 23, 2008, by Samuel Dalton of Leesburg, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.