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Pohick Church

  • Also Known As: Pohick Episcopal Church

  • Address: 9201 Richmond Hwy
  • Travel Genus: Sight
  • Sight Category: Building


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Timeline

Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
Y/M/D Person Association Description Composition Food Event
1732/11/01 Truro Parish is formed by an act of the Virginia General Assembly.
1749/06/11 Truro Parish is divided in two, with the newly formed Cameron Parish constituting the portion north and west of Difficult Run and Popes Head Run.
1765/02/01 Truro Parish is divided in 1765. After 1765, the seat of Truro Parish, which had been at The Falls Church, returns to the southern part of the county and The Falls Church becomes the seat of the new Fairfax Parish.
1773/04/27 George Washington Mourner GW attends the memorial service for Ann E Mason at Pohick Church. "At home all day (except before Breakfast when I rid to the Mill) .... Mrs Calvert, Mrs Washington and my wife went to hear Mrs Masons Funeral." GW diary
1773/04/27 George Mason Widow George Mason mourns the loss of his wife, Ann E Mason, at her memorial service in Pohick Church.
1773/04/27 Ann Eilbeck Mason In Memoriam James Scott, rector of Dettingen Parish, gives the memorial service for Ann Eilbeck Mason at Pohick Church.
1805/08/10 Ann Bolling Randolph Fitzhugh Died Anne Bolling Fitzhugh dies. She is buried in the Pohick Church Cemetery, Lorton, Virginia.
1809/06/06 William Fitzhugh Died William Fitzhugh passes away in Fairfax, Virginia. He is buried in the Pohick Church Cemetery, Lorton, Virginia.

Data »

Particulars for Pohick Church:
Architectural Style American Colonial
Area of Significance Architecture
Criteria Architecture-Engineering
Sight Category Building
Criteria Historic Event
Level of Significance National
Owner Private
Historic Use Religious Property
Area of Significance Social History



US National Registry of Historic Places Data »

Accurate at time of registration: 16th October 1969

PLACE DETAILS
Registry Name: Pohick Church
Registry Address: 9201 Richmond Hwy.
Registry Number: 69000239
Resource Type: Building
Owner: Private
Architect: unknown
Architectural Style: Colonial
Area in Acres: 39
Contributing Buildings: 1
Non-Contributing Buildings: 2
Certification: Listed in the National Register
CULTURAL DETAILS
Level of Significance: National
Area of Significance: Architecture, Social history
Applicable Criteria: Event, Architecture-Engineering
Criteria Consideration: Religious property
Period of Significance: 1750-1799
Significant Year: 1772
Historic Function: Religion
Historic Sub-Function: Religious structure
Current Function: Religion
Current Sub-Function: Religious structure

Creative Works »

WorkTypeAsNotedInCreatorNote
Cinnabar: The One O'Clock Fox Book Marguerite Henry Set at Pohick Church, Lorton, Virginia, "Cinnabar: The One O'Clock Fox" must outwit George Washington during a fox hunt.

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