Lorton in Fairfax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Lewis Chapel / Cranford Memorial Methodist Church
Erected 1980 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number E-71.)
Location. 38° 41.254′ N, 77° 12.528′ W. Marker is in Lorton, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Gunston Road (Virginia Route 242) and Old Colchester Road (County Route 611), on the left when traveling east on Gunston Road. Touch for map. Marker is half a mile east of Richmond Highway (U.S. 1). Marker is in this post office area: Lorton VA 22079, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 5 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Indian Attack (here, next to this marker); Gunston Hall (here, next to this marker); Joseph W. Jordan (approx. 0.7 miles away); Noman Monroe Cole, Jr. (approx. one Deputy Sheriff George A. Malcolm (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lorton.
More about this marker. This marker reuses the marker number (E 71) titled “Alexandria” that for many decades marked the south entrance of Alexandria on U.S. 1. That marker is no longer there.
Regarding Lewis Chapel / Cranford Memorial Methodist Church. Cranford United Methodist Church is at 9912 Old Colchester Road, about 0.3 miles northeast of the marker.
Categories. • Churches, Etc. • Colonial Era •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on March 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,777 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on March 25, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on March 26, 2006, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on June 12, 2013, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.