Speechless Sundays - Separation Of Church And State

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There are many churches here in Northern Virginia that date back to both the 18th and 19th century. I have a substantial photographic collection of them that I hope to post in a video at some point in time.

The photo below is the Town Hall of Occoquan, VA, a small and quaint historic town on the Occoquan River in Prince William County. It is very obvious the 20th century building was, at one time, a church. Thank goodness the congregation moved out before the town staff moved in.

Town Hall, Occoquan VA

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Karen:  What a great looking church.  I am sure that many of the city hall people just might BE praying for things to get better.  But still, these old churches are such a great part of our heritage.

October 17, 2010 08:50 AM
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Thank goodness the congregation moved out before the town staff moved in?  I understand what you're saying, but had the congregation not moved out (or gone wherever they went), the town staff could never have moved in!

October 17, 2010 08:55 AM
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Karen Anne  I love the praying aspect - so true

October 17, 2010 09:04 AM
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Bob  Of course, it would never have happened, but a town hall in a church made me wonder  :)

October 17, 2010 09:06 AM
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Karen--I say thank goodness they found a use for the building so that it will continue to be maintained and will be there for future generations to enjoy!

October 17, 2010 01:02 PM
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Pat  It would have been a shame

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