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

Manassas Presbyterian Church

 
 
Manassas Presbyterian Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 2, 2007
1. Manassas Presbyterian Church Marker
Inscription. Built in 1875, this building served the congregation for 100 years. Built of locally quarried red sandstone, the church had original Tiffany windows which were removed to the new church. The church was shown in My Son John, a movie partially filmed in Manassas in 1952 starring Van Heflin and Helen Hayes. Two former steeples have been removed.
 
Erected by Manassas Historical Committee.
 
Location. 38° 45.119′ N, 77° 28.294′ W. Marker is in Manassas, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Church Street (Virginia Route 28), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manassas VA 20110, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Manassas 1906 (within shouting distance of this marker); Opera House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wartime Manassas (about 400 feet away); Defenses of Manassas (about 400 feet away); Harry J. Parrish (about 400 feet away); Steam Locomotive Tire Fire Alarm – 1909 (about 400 feet away); a different
The Old Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 2, 2007
2. The Old Presbyterian Church
Note the truncated steeple compared to the photograph on the marker.
marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 500 feet away); Manassas 1900 (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Wartime Manassas (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Manassas.
 
More about this marker. Marker displays a photograph of the church, without caption.
 
Also see . . .  My Son John. An early 1950s anti-communist parable. One of the principal actors, Robert Walker, noted for roles in several World War II era films, died during filming. (Submitted on September 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,198 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 12, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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