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

Presbyterian Meetinghouse

 
 
Presbyterian Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 2, 2014
1. Presbyterian Meetinghouse Marker
Inscription. After receiving permission from the county court, a small group of Presbyterians began worshipping here in 1765. Besides Bruton Parish Church, this meetinghouse was the only authorized place of worship in Williamsburg before the American Revolution.

"We intend to make use of a House in the City of Williamsburgh Situate on part of a Lott belonging to Mr. George Davenport as a place for the Public Worship of God according to the Practise of Protestant Dissenters of the Presbyterian denomination…"
 
Erected by Colonial Williamsburg Foundation.
 
Location. 37° 16.283′ N, 76° 41.5′ W. Marker is in Williamsburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Waller Street and York Street, on the right when traveling south on South Waller Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 South Waller Street, Williamsburg VA 23185, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Old Capitol (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Capitol (about 500 feet away); The Public Gaol (about 600 feet away); The Secretary's Office (about 600 feet away); Charlton's Coffeehouse
Presbyterian Meetinghouse Marker image. Click for full size.
By Nate Davidson, March 2, 2014
2. Presbyterian Meetinghouse Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Pasteur & Galt Apothecary Shop (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Raleigh Tavern (approx. 0.2 miles away); Wetherburn's Tavern (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Williamsburg.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 28, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. This page has been viewed 249 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 28, 2014, by Nate Davidson of Salisbury, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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