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Near Charles City in Charles City County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Westover Church

 
 
Westover Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, August 3, 2007
1. Westover Church Marker
Inscription. A short distance south is Westover Church. It was first built on the James River near Westover House early in the Seventeeth century. About 1730 the site was changed and the present building erected. Defaced in the campaign of 1862, the church was reopened for worship in 1867.
 
Erected 1968 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number V-14.)
 
Location. 37° 20.111′ N, 77° 9.455′ W. Marker is near Charles City, Virginia, in Charles City County. Marker is on John Tyler Memorial Highway (Virginia Route 5) 1.4 miles east of Harrison Landing Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charles City VA 23030, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Westover Church (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Salem Church (approx. half a mile away); Evelynton (approx. 0.6 miles away); Herring Creek (approx. 1.4 miles away); Stuart's Ride (approx. 1.6 miles away); Berkeley and Harrison's Landing (approx. 1.7 miles away); Richmond Condita (approx. 1.7 miles away); Westover Plantation (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charles City.
 
Also see . . .
Westover Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kathy Walker, August 3, 2007
2. Westover Church Marker
Shown with Westover Parish sign.
 Westover Church. (PDF) National Register of Historic Places nomination for the church. (Submitted on July 21, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Churches & ReligionColonial EraWar, US Civil
 
Westover Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2010
3. Westover Church
Westover Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 29, 2010
4. Westover Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 6, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 21, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,314 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 21, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia.   3, 4. submitted on April 29, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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