Category Archives: Churches

Stafford County history

I spent some time here sitting in a traffic jam yesterday at the Falmouth light, and realized I don’t remember ever noticing this building before. Apparently it’s an important bit of the history of Old Falmouth Village: an African-American church … Continue reading

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St Stephens Episcopal, Catlett, Virginia

Built 1880. Cedar Run Parish founded 40 years earlier, but original church burnt during Civil War. Shared rectors for many years with nearby Grace Episcopal. For several years in the 50s, had Rev. Charles P. Moncure as rector, perhaps a … Continue reading

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Grace Episcopal, Casanova, Virginia

Built 1865, a country church on a woodsy dirt road. A nice view across farmland to the east.

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Bradford Pears

Hadn’t realized the Bradford Pear would get this big. Nor did the city. The cafe is the Recreation Center (opposite Bike Works), where Erin says you get the best chili dog in Fredericksburg. Friend Morgan of Tree Fredericksburg says they … Continue reading

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General Election

Working the polls at Hartwood Church

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Warrenton, Virginia

Presbyterian Church, 1855. The old railroad station in Warrenton is now a restaurant, Claire’s at the Depot. We had dinner there on August 3rd, 2012. The caboose, still on tracks, rests silently at the kitchen back door. Parking lot F: … Continue reading

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Salisbury Cathedral

It’s the tallest church spire in the kingdom, according to Wikipedia.

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