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St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Strasburg, VA Records

Stewart Bell Jr. Archives
Handley Regional Library
Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society

P.O. Box 58, Winchester, VA 22604
(540) 662-9041 ext. 17

587 THL

Inventory created by Archives Staff 6/2018 Last revised 10/2019.

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS: Collection is open to all researchers.

USE RESTRICTIONS: Restrictions may apply concerning the use, photoduplication, or publication of items in this collection. Consult a member of the archives staff for information concerning these restrictions. The user assumes all responsibility for identifying and satisfying any claimants of copyright. The item in this collection is on loan from St. Paul's Lutheran Church in Strasburg, Va., Requests for duplication or publication may need to be approved by the church. 

EXTENT: 1 land grant, 31” x 36,” framed and matted

CREATOR: Fairfax, Thomas Fairfax, Lord, 1693-1781

DATE:  1771; 2011

SCOPE AND CONTENT: The St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Strasburg, VA Records consists of the land grant given to the Church by Lord Thomas Fairfax in 1771. The grant was signed by the elders of St. Paul’s Church on December 23, 1771. In March of 2011 the land grant underwent restoration and preservation measures and was subsequently framed. A treatment report with photographs is included with the document.

BIOGRAPHICAL/HISTORICAL: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church in Strasburg, Virginia served the Shenandoah Valley’s population of German settlers. The Church may have existed by the 1760s although it is possible that it was shared with another congregation.

CITE AS: St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, Strasburg, VA Records, 587 THL, Stewart Bell Jr. Archives, Handley Regional Library, Winchester, VA, USA.

ACQUISITION INFORMATION: On loan from St. Paul's Lutheran Church, Strasburg, Virginia. 



Land Grant, Lord Thomas Fairfax to Elders of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church, December 23, 1771, 1 leaf, manuscript