Spring Creek Presbyterian Church - Abingdon, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member UberHOKIE
N 36° 40.403 W 082° 02.181
17S E 407395 N 4059140
Quick Description: The Spring Creek Presbyterian Church was established in 1825. It began as part of the Beaver Creek Church group. The current building was dedicated in 1888.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 5/12/2008 9:37:05 PM
Waymark Code: WM3RZ8
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member fellsmanhiker
Views: 24

Long Description:
By 1768 the number of settlers in the far western parts of Virginia had increased to such extent that Hanover Presbytery in April of that year instructed the Rev. John Craig to make a tour of the western settlements, authorizing him to organize congregations. In the minutes of Hanover Presbytery as of April 13, 1769, it is recorded that in the performance of this duty Mr. Craig organized eight congregations, as follows:

Sinking Spring, on Catawba Creek and James River, now the church at Fincastle, Va. 75 families. Elders: John Mills, Joseph Cloyd, Edward Sharp, Benjamin Hawkins, Thomas McFerren, Robert Finley, Andrew Woods.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 01/01/1888

Age of Church building determined by?: Church website

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Presbyterian

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: 11:00 AM

Street address of Church:
19238 Jonesboro Rd
Abingdon, Va USA

Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: Not listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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