Site of First Services of the Salvation Army

Site of First Services of the Salvation Army (HM9D)

Location: Alexandria, VA 22314
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 48.284', W 77° 2.603'

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Alexandria, Virginia May 1885. On this site stood Captain Joseph Pugmire and three lassies who conducted the first Salvation Army services in Alexandria. Later, the Salvation Army was located at 319 and 316 King Street from 1922 to 1965, when it moved to its present facility at 1804 Mount Vernon Avenue. This plaque was dedicated on Sunday, May 19, 1985 by General Jarl Wahlstrum, International Leader; Major Charles E. Beatley, City of Alexandria; Commissioner Andrew S. Miller, Territorial Commander; Major Fred Ruth, Divisional Commander; Major James Hipps, Commanding Officer; Mr. John Kloch, Advisory Board Chairman. "God is with us."
HM NumberHM9D
Series This marker is part of the Virginia: Old Town Alexandria series
Year Placed1985
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, September 6th, 2014 at 1:12am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 322566 N 4297091
Decimal Degrees38.80473333, -77.04338333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 48.284', W 77° 2.603'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 48' 17.04" N, 77° 2' 36.18" W
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Area Code(s)202, 703, 571
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 121 N Fairfax St, Alexandria VA 22314, US
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