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

Frying Pan Meeting House

 
 
Frying Pan Meeting House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2007
1. Frying Pan Meeting House Marker
Inscription.
This circa 1791 Baptist Church
standing on its original site
represents a continuous tribute
to early religious freedom for
slave and free together.

Placed June 9, 1991

Freedom Hill Chapter
National Society
Daughters of the American Revolution

 
Erected 1991 by Freedom Hill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 56.395′ N, 77° 24.787′ W. Marker is in Herndon, Virginia, in Fairfax County. Marker is at the intersection of Centerville Road (County Route 657) and Frying Pan Road (County Route 608), on the right when traveling north on Centerville Road. Touch for map. Next to the meeting house in Frying Pan Park. Marker is in this post office area: Herndon VA 20171, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Frying Pan Meeting House (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Frying Pan Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War at Frying Pan Spring Meeting House
The Marker Stone is Along the South Face of the Meeting House image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2007
2. The Marker Stone is Along the South Face of the Meeting House
(within shouting distance of this marker); Mosby's Rock (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Mosby’s Rock (approx. half a mile away); Laura Ratcliffe (approx. 1.4 miles away); Clover Hill (approx. 2 miles away); Sully Plantation (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Herndon.
 
More about this marker. To visit this site, plan to stop at the main parking lot off West Ox Road (VA Route 608) and use one of the walking trails to get to the meeting house. There is limited pull off space next to the marker, and depending on the time of day, Centerville Road can be dangerous to cross.
 
Also see . . .  National Historic Register Application. (PDF) for Frying Pan Meeting House. Detailed description of the house construction and history. (Submitted on August 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. African AmericansChurches, Etc.
 
Original Boundry Stone image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 17, 2007
3. Original Boundry Stone
Marked the meeting house grounds.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,380 times since then and 46 times this year. Last updated on February 22, 2008, by Christopher Busta-Peck of Shaker Heights, Ohio. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 27, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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