Falls Church Presbyterian Church
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Name: Falls Church Presbyterian Church
Class: House of Worship
County: Fairfax, Virginia, U.S.A.
U.S. Board on Geographic Names ID: 1491585

Falls Church Presbyterian Church is located at:
Latitude 38.8806674 North,
Longitude 77.167758 West,
Elevation 104 meters above sea level, in Fairfax County, Virginia, U.S.A.

Additional information:

Named because the church is located near "the falls" of the Potomac River. The original church building was constructed in 1734 just south of the current building. The current church building was designed by Colonel James Wren andconstruction began in 1767 and ended in 1769. George Washington served as church warden and vestryman. During the Civil War, The Falls Church served as a hospital for the wounded and later as a stable. After the war, the federal government compensated the church by repairing damages caused by its use. (US-T131/1998-99 No VA Events Calendar)


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