Colonial Grace Church

Colonial Grace Church (HM1KTA)

Location: Yorktown, VA 23690 York County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 14.152', W 76° 30.466'

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York-Hampton Parish

"A national shrine at the cradle of the Republic"

Erected 1697 · Burned 1814 · Partially rebuilt 1823 · Rebuilt 1926

These are the original walls, built of marl. The bell was cast in London in 1725. Broken during fire of 1814. Recast in Philadelphia 1882. The original hammered communion silver, made in London 1649, is still in use. First confirmation service in Virginia, was held in this church in 1791. General Thomas Nelson, Jr., signer of the Declaration of Independence, lies buried in the churchyard.
Year Placed1936
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Date Added Sunday, May 31st, 2015 at 10:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 366256 N 4122103
Decimal Degrees37.23586667, -76.50776667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.152', W 76° 30.466'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 9.12" N, 76° 30' 27.96" W
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Area Code(s)757
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 115 Church St, Yorktown VA 23690, US
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