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Leesburg in Loudoun County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ealry Methodism in Leesburg

 
 
Ealry Methodism in Leesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
1. Ealry Methodism in Leesburg Marker
Inscription. Early Methodism in Leesburg. On this site, deeded in 1766, stood the old Methodist meeting house completed about 1770. Here in 1778 was held the sixth conference of American Methodism and the first in Virginia. In this cemetery in 1786 was buried Richard Owings, first native Methodist preacher in America. The Old Stone Church was dismantled in 1901.
 
Erected 1952 by Leesburg Methodist Church, July 13.
 
Location. 39° 7.033′ N, 77° 33.95′ W. Marker is in Leesburg, Virginia, in Loudoun County. Marker is on Conwall Street near Liberty Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Stone with brass tablet is just inside the Cornwall Street gate of the Old Methodist Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Leesburg VA 20175, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. In Memory of Richard Owings (within shouting distance of this marker); Fighting for Freedom (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old Stone Church Site (about 500 feet away); Lee Comes to Leesburg (about 600 feet away); Loudoun County Courthouse (about 800 feet away);
Ealry Methodism in Leesburg Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
2. Ealry Methodism in Leesburg Marker
1862 Antietam Campaign (approx. 0.2 miles away); Leesburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Loudoun County Court Square (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Leesburg.
 
Also see . . .  Old Stone Church Site. Heritage Landmark of The United Methodist Church (Submitted on July 7, 2007.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
In Memory of Daniel Tilton image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
3. In Memory of Daniel Tilton
Born in Exceter, N.H. in 1767. Died at Leesburg Va. December 10th, 1830 Æ 63.
View of Old Methodist Cemetery from the Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 28, 2007
4. View of Old Methodist Cemetery from the Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 7, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,195 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 7, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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