New Jerusalem Lutheran Church

New Jerusalem Lutheran Church (HM21L3)

Location: Lovettsville, VA 20180 Loudoun County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 15.48', W 77° 38.378'

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New Jerusalem Lutheran Church, formally
established in 1765, was among Virginia's earliest
Lutheran congregations east of the Blue Ridge
Mountains. Its founders were Palatine Germans who
immigrated to this area from Pennsylvania and
Maryland in the mid-18th century. They constructed
their first sanctuary, a log building, on land given
by George William Fairfax. Services were conducted
in German until about 1830. The present Late
Greek Revival-style sanctuary was dedicated in
1869, and îts bell tower was added in 1903. The
cemetery's earliest legible stone dates to 1770.
A number of Revolutionary War soldiers are
buried here.
HM NumberHM21L3
Year Placed2015
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, September 10th, 2017 at 7:01pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272245 N 4348729
Decimal Degrees39.25800000, -77.63963333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 15.48', W 77° 38.378'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 15' 28.8" N, 77° 38' 22.68" W
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Area Code(s)540, 703
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 12930 State Rte 676, Lovettsville VA 20180, US
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