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Pohick Church

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Pohick Church Celebrates George Washington

Despite Brion B.'s "Chicken" review below, Pohick Church has not removed George Washington's plaque... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
KenRVa
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Alexandria, Virginia
Well worth your time!

Regardless of what the previous writer said, you can see exactly where George Mason, George... read more

Reviewed July 11, 2018
Paul G
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9301 Richmond Hwy, Mount Vernon, VA
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Despite Brion B.'s "Chicken" review below, Pohick Church has not removed George Washington's plaque from his family box pew, nor those of Vestrymen George Mason or George William Fairfax. I believe he is confusing Pohick, George Washington's original church, with Christ Church in Alexandria, which...More

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Reviewed July 11, 2018

Regardless of what the previous writer said, you can see exactly where George Mason, George Washington and many other notable members of the community sat as members of the church. The tours are highly informative and provided by a polished staff of volunteers. Like Gunston...More

Thank Paul G
Reviewed May 18, 2018 via mobile

On our way to Mt. Vernon we noticed Pohick church. On our way out we stopped and viewed the church. It was beautiful, and I was nicely surprised to find out that George Washington helped build this church. It wasn’t busy so we were able...More

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Reviewed April 18, 2018

At least 30 years ago, we stopped at this church to read the Virginia Roadside Markers visible from the road.The church was unlocked and a church member gave us a tour. When we visited recently,we found the church was locked.This church was occupied by a...More

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Reviewed March 4, 2018

Too afraid to stand up to activist dribble, the church has now removed markers indicating George Washington's place in the congregation. There was never anyone present to answer questions anyway, so I suppose it doesn't matter.

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Reviewed August 16, 2017

Wonderfully kept up church dating back to George & Martha Washington (Mt Vernon is only a couple of miles away). Church looks like it did in colonial days (with the addition of modern conveniences) and you can get an audio tour of the historic part...More

1  Thank Barb H
Reviewed June 17, 2017

Pohick Church has been restored to be as it was in the Colonial era. It has family boxes, rather than open pews, and it has a traditional high pulpit. Behind the altar there are plaques with the Apostles' Creed, the Lord's Prayer, and the Ten...More

1  Thank John W. C
Reviewed April 24, 2017

The Pohick Church was built and established in 1775 to serve this Northern Virginia area. According to the information on the website, well known persons attended the Church were George Washington and George Mason. The location of the Church is on Rt. 1 about 5...More

Thank Prawet J
Reviewed August 23, 2016

This church dates back to the time of General George Washington and is on the National Registry of Historical Places. It is an Episcopal church with the old "fenced in" pews originally assigned to those who paid for them. George and Martha had a pew...More

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Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

If you're in the area, it's worth your time to visit this historic church. I'm always amazed when I consider that George Washington, a vestry member, and his family, traveled by horse/ buggy from the Mt. Vernon estate, even in snow, to regularly attend services...More

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