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Colonial Church OB-18 | Marker History

Colonial Church Marker, OB-18

This church, the new church of Stratton Major Parish, was built in 1767. Rev. William Robinson, the Bishop of London's commissary, came to the parish in 1744 and was the first minister of the new church. It fell into disuse after the Revolution but later became a Methodist church.

Marker Information:
Additional Information: Original Marker Replaced under Replacement Marker Program using Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century (TEA-21) Funds. A Federal program enacted into law in 1998.
Date Approved by DHR: 09/18/08
Year On Marker: 1930
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: King and Queen County
Physical Description of Location: Shanghai, VA 23091. Located on The Trail (Rt. 14), 0.5 miles north of the junction of The Trail (Rt. 14) and State Route 603. Marker is on the left when traveling north on The Trail (Rt. 14).
GPS Location: 37.603609,-76.770927
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