LAWNES CREEK CHURCH Approximately Six Miles To The North , Near Hog Island Creek ...
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Description: LAWNES CREEK CHURCH Approximately six miles to the north , near Hog Island Creek , is the site of Lawnes Creek Church . Authorized in 1629 as a " chapel of ease " for the settlers in the area by the Council and General Court of Colonial Virginia , the church was the site of a meeting in 1673 to protest unjust taxation and government without representation and to manifest a spirit of religious independence . Erected by the Thomas Rolfe Branch of the A . P . V . A . , 1981