Greenwich Presbyterian Church and Cemetery

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Built in 1858, the picturesque country Gothic Revival Greenwich Presbyterian Church is distinguished by its rustic Gothic porches and lychgate. The western Prince William County land on which the Greenwich Presbyterian Church and Cemetery stands was donated by Charles Green, an English cotton merchant from Savannah who built a dwelling at The Lawn nearby. During the Civil War, when Union troops attempted to seize the church for a hospital, Green objected, claiming that a clause in the deed provided that the land would revert to him if its religious use ceased, thereby making it English property. The church was thus the only one in the county not damaged by Union forces. The associated cemetery contains more than 100 headstones. The Greenwich Presbyterian Church and Cemetery is listed in the registers under the Civil War Properties, Prince William County Multiple Property Documentation form.

Last Updated: June 21, 2023

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VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

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