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Martin’s Brandon Parish was formed in the early 17th century and derives its name from the nearby Martin’s Brandon Plantation patented by Captain John Martin in 1616. The current church was designed by noted Baltimore architect Niernsee & Neilson and built in 1855.-Wikipedia

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St.Paul’s Episcopal, Built in 1886, the only active church of Southwark Parish that dates to 1647.

I’ve been asked why take pictures of churches. many reasons. one of them, in America we tear down most buildings once they are middle aged because? Because we build poorly, because we are short-sighted idiots… supply me more reasons! Being that the church is God’s house, we exercise care, not wishing to anger God, a higher percentage of these structures survive.

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Waddell Memorial Presbyterian Church is a historic Presbyterian church located near Rapidan, Orange County, Virginia. It was built in 1874, and is a Carpenter Gothic frame building covered with board-and-batten siding. It features a three-stage tower at the gable end with a ground level with an equilateral-arched doorway, a middle level with a rose window, and a belfry with double pointed windows.
It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. It is located in the Rapidan Historic District.–Wikipedia