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Pohick Church

9301 Richmond Hwy, Mount Vernon, VA
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Great side trip, especially for Colonial Interest

Wonderfully kept up church dating back to George & Martha Washington (Mt Vernon is only a couple of... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Barb H
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Fairfax Station, Virginia
One of the few remaining Colonial churches in the Washington area.

Pohick Church has been restored to be as it was in the Colonial era. It has family boxes, rather... read more

Reviewed 18 June 2017
John W. C
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9301 Richmond Hwy, Mount Vernon, VA
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Reviewed 6 days ago

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

Thank Barb H
Reviewed 18 June 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

Thank John W. C
Reviewed 25 April 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 23 August 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

Thank USMC_Traveler_11
Reviewed 13 August 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

Thank M H
Reviewed 11 August 2016

It's amazing to see something so iconic right before your very eyes. The fact that George Washington, one of our founding fathers, worshipped at this church is so awe inspiring. When you're at Mount Vernon, make sure you get the audio tour, because there are...More

Thank Bonnie Z
Reviewed 3 August 2016

I lived in Ft Belvoir once, so I knew the church's history. Many do not. But I think it a beautiful "must" for Colonial fans. Mt Vernon is only 2 miles away, so this Episcopal Church (still active) was his home church. He and his...More

1  Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

An active Episcopal church with history back to our founding fathers. Unique seating and church configuration . Hosts a fall market for young and old and a spring flea market. Stop in and take look around and walk the grounds. Right off route 1 with...More

Thank MaryandBobontheroad
Reviewed 11 October 2015

Excellent side trip. Very historic. We were treated to a Lite Supper that was included in our trip. Delightful shop also. Wish we had more time to spend there so many interesting details. Can photograph anything in church. Delightful place to see.

1  Thank Sissy H
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Historic Church, friendly folks, interesting sermon. It's a very unusual physical set-up with boxes instead of pews. The after-service coffee time allows for getting to know one another. A very tight-knit group & if you're looking for an Episcopal Church in the Northern Virginia area,...More

Thank SArnhart
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