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Near Upper Tract in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

St. George’s Church

 
 
St. George’s Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
1. St. George’s Church Marker
Inscription. Built about 1850 as Methodist Episcopal Meeting House and known as Palestine Church. First trustees: Alfred Kimble, Jacob L. Kimble, J.H. Lantz, Abraham Kile, and Isaac Ault. Bought by Espiscopal Church, 1831; rededicated 1966.
 
Erected 1989 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Location. 38° 51.537′ N, 79° 16.773′ W. Marker is near Upper Tract, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on Smoke Hole Road (County Route 2) 5˝ miles north of Petersburg Pike (U.S. 220), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located within Seneca Rocks National Recreation Area. It is at Shreve’s Store just past where Route 2/3 branches off from Route 2. Marker is in this post office area: Upper Tract WV 26866, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Smoke Hole Cave (approx. 1.4 miles away); Eagle Rocks (approx. 2˝ miles away); Smoke Hole (approx. 3.1 miles away); Champe Rocks (approx. 3.4 miles away); Old Judy Church (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker also named Smoke Hole (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fort Upper Tract (approx. 4.9 miles away); Sites Homestead (approx. 5.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Upper Tract.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
St. George’s Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
2. St. George’s Church Marker
Shreve’s Store is the white building in the distance.
Shreve’s Store, St. George’s Church, and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
3. Shreve’s Store, St. George’s Church, and Marker
St. George’s Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
4. St. George’s Church and Marker
View from the Road of St. George’s Church and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
5. View from the Road of St. George’s Church and Marker
St. George’s Church image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, January 30, 2016
6. St. George’s Church
St. George’s Church, Smoke Hole Canyon image. Click for full size.
Jarek Tuszyński, via Wikipedia Commons, August 29, 2009
7. St. George’s Church, Smoke Hole Canyon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 11, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 113 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7. submitted on November 11, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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