Lewis Chapel/Cranford Memorial Methodist Church Marker, E-71

This church is a combination of several structures built on the site of the first Pohick Church (1730-1774), making this one of the earliest sites of a religious institution in Fairfax County. Lewis Chapel, named after a Methodist Circuit rider, was built in 1857 and moved from a site nearby in 1952. Cranford Memorial, the main portion of the complex, was constructed in 1900.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1986
Region: Northern Virginia Region
Geographic Location: Fairfax County
Physical Description of Location: Lorton, VA 22079. Located on Gunston Road (Rt. 242), less than 1/5 of a mile north of the intersection of Gunston Road (Rt. 242) and Old Colchester Road. Marker is on the right when traveling north on Gunston Road (Rt. 242).
GPS Location: 38.68764,-77.208793
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