Oak Grove - Bacon Race Church

Oak Grove - Bacon Race Church (HM1JO)

Location: Woodbridge, VA 22192 Prince William County
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N 38° 41.483', W 77° 21.829'

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This was the first Baptist Church established in Prince William County, circa 1774. It was led by Elder David Thomas. This was the first of three churches at this site. The last church built in, 1836, stood until it collapsed on Christmas Eve, 1987. The last Pastor, William M. Smoot (1874 - 1938) is buried nearby. The Church stood silent after 1938. Stones from the foundation designated "Stone of Angels" were gathered to mark this site by D.S. Alexander, Trustee.
HM NumberHM1JO
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Date Added Sunday, October 12th, 2014 at 8:16am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 294413 N 4285181
Decimal Degrees38.69138333, -77.36381667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 41.483', W 77° 21.829'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 41' 28.98" N, 77° 21' 49.74" W
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Area Code(s)703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 100-198 State Rte 610, Woodbridge VA 22192, US
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