Henrico Parish Church

Henrico Parish Church (HMGI2)

Location: Henrico, VA 23231 Henrico County
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N 37° 26.812', W 77° 21.486'

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Sir Thomas Dale established the original Henrico Parish Church at Henricus, 4½ miles southeast of here, in 1611. The first minister, the Reverend Alexander Whitaker, has been credited with converting Pocahontas to Christianity. Other noteworthy ministers included James Blair and William Stith. The parish church was later relocated to Varina, then to Curles, and finally to Saint John's Church in Richmond in 1741. Here, in 1926, the Varina Episcopal Church was constructed and the newly formed Varina Parish was established in this community.
HM NumberHMGI2
Marker NumberV 37
Year Placed1998
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resouces
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 3rd, 2014 at 12:37pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 291404 N 4147057
Decimal Degrees37.44686667, -77.35810000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 26.812', W 77° 21.486'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 26' 48.72" N, 77° 21' 29.16" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2431-2469 New Market Rd, Henrico VA 23231, US
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