Opequon Presbyterian Church & Cemetery

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Historical Significance

Opequon is the oldest Presbyterian congregation west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Organized in 1732, it has held continuous worship services since its founding and is commonly referred to as the Mother Church of the Valley. In the churchyard is the oldest marked grave site in the Shenandoah Valley *(Wilson, 1742.)


Opequon Presbyterian Church & Cemetery Today

Opequon is the oldest Presbyterian congregation West of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Organized in 1732, it has had continuous worship services since its founding and is commonly referred to as the "Mother Church of the Valley." In the church yard is the oldest marked grave site in the Shenandoah Valley.



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