Falling Spring Presbyterian Church

Falling Spring Presbyterian Church (HMFRS)

Location: Natural Bridge, VA 24578 Rockbridge County
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 41.311', W 79° 29.332'

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The oldest congregation in the Fincastle Presbytery, the Falling Spring Presbyterian Church, was organized before 1748. The Hanover Presbytery met here in October, 1780. The present Gothic Revival church was constructed of slave-made brick during the Civil War. At the time of its dedication in April, 1864, General Thomas L. Rosser's Cavalry Brigade was camped here. The first burial in the present cemetery was that of John Grigsby of Fruit Hill (1720-1794).
Marker NumberR 63
Placed ByThe National Grigsby Family Society
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Date Added Sunday, September 7th, 2014 at 7:47pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 633236 N 4172330
Decimal Degrees37.68851667, -79.48886667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 41.311', W 79° 29.332'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 41' 18.66" N, 79° 29' 19.92" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3801-3905 Lee Highway, Natural Bridge VA 24578, US
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