Old Stone Presbyterian Church

Old Stone Presbyterian Church (HM1QKX)

Location: Winchester, VA 22601
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 11.119', W 78° 9.592'

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Erected 1788

— Branch of Opequon Church (organized 1736) —

Congregation organized, 1800, with 40 members; Rev. William Hill, D.D., Minister; Elders: Col. Henry Beatty, John Bell, James Holliday, Joseph Gamble, Robert Gray.

Synod of Virginia met here, 1790. (Its second regular session) and twelve times subsequently.

General Assembly of the Presbyterian Church met here, 1799.

Winchester Presbytery organized here, 1794.

First Sunday School south of Pennsylvania organized here, 1815.

Gen. Daniel Morgan, of Revolutionary fame, was a member of this church and was buried in the adjoining cemetery.

This building used by Presbyterians until 1834; by the Baptists, 1834-1858; by Old School Baptist Church of Color, 1858-1886; by Federal troops as a stable during War between the States when it was damaged by shell fire; by Public School for Negro Children, 1875-1929; by National Guard as armory, 1929-1940.

Restored, 1941-1950, under the leadership of
Clifford D. Grim
Deacon in the Loudoun Street Church, 1927-1950
in whose memory this tablet is erected, 1951.
Year Placed1951
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, January 27th, 2016 at 9:01am PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 745309 N 4341184
Decimal Degrees39.18531667, -78.15986667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 11.119', W 78° 9.592'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 11' 7.14" N, 78° 9' 35.52" W
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Area Code(s)540
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 306 E Piccadilly St, Winchester VA 22601, US
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