The Washingtons at Pohick Church

The Washingtons at Pohick Church (HM2D3G)

Location: Lorton, VA 22079 Fairfax County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 42.568', W 77° 11.667'

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George Washington, like his father before him, served on the vestry of Truro Parish, which the Virginia General Assembly established in 1732. Colonial vestries managed parish affairs and provided crucial services to the community, including care for widows, orphans, the poor, and the sick. Washington served several terms as church warden and is credited with leading the effort to replace the old Pohick Church, about two miles south, with a new building that opened here in 1774. He donated furnishings to the church and attended services here with his wife. Martha Dandridge Custis Washington, a devout Anglican. Their home, Mount Vernon, is six miles to the east.
HM NumberHM2D3G
Year Placed2018
Placed ByVirginia Department of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, December 28th, 2018 at 10:01pm PST -08:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 309193 N 4286822
Decimal Degrees38.70946667, -77.19445000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 42.568', W 77° 11.667'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 42' 34.08" N, 77° 11' 40.02" W
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Area Code(s)703
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9304 Richmond Hwy, Lorton VA 22079, US
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