The Old Stone Church
Memorial Prayer Garden
The Old Stone Church site is the first Methodist-owned property in America, deeded May 11, 1766. It is located at the northeast corner of Cornwall Street and Liberty Street in Historic Leesburg, Virginia.
The site is owned by the Virginia Conference Historical Society of the United Methodist Church. Today it is administered and maintained by the Old Stone Church Foundation, a non-profit, open-membership corporation dedicated to the preservation of the site and its history.
In 2011 the prayer garden was established to enhance the presentation of the property to visitors. It also provides an alternative means to maintain this site so rich in history for the United Methodist Church.
Those so desiring may purchase a brick to forever honor a loved one or friend at this site sacred in the history of Methodism in America.
Membership in the Old Stone Church Foundation is open to all who share its purpose, and make a monetary contribution in support of its work.
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