ON THE RIVER AT 801 SOPHIA STREET IN DOWNTOWN FREDERICKSBURG, VIRGINIA

 

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Welcome to the Shiloh Old Site "Scrapbook"

Recent stories and images of our many members and friends

January 16, 2018   Several of our members, including Marguerite Young, Pastor Aaron Dobynes, Gaye Adegbalola, and Charlyne Jackson-Fields were mentioned prominently in an article about a 2018 Martin Luther King, Jr., prayer breakfast sponsored by the Fredericksburg NAACP. The event also featured remarks by Senator Mark Warner.

January 15, 2018   Our esteemed member, Grace Sprow, was among those featured in an article on Fredericksburg's 2018 community celebration of Martin Luther King's birthday.

March 22, 2015   Rev. Jim Webb, who played a role in marches in Selma, Alabama, in 1965, spoke at the Sunday morning service at Shiloh Old Site.

February 16, 2013   Members of Shiloh Old Site participate in the dedication of a public sculpture by artist Ayokunle Odeleye

October 27, 2017   Our pastor emeritus, the Rev. Lawrence A. Davies and his wife Janice Davies were featured in the local newspaper as two of Fredericksburg's important "difference makers."

March 4, 2013   Our eldest member, Mrs. Gladys Todd, celebrates her 100th birthday

June 2017   Brothers Bernard and Bryce Webb, sons of Bruce and Hattie Webb, celebrate the fact that they each achieved perfect attendance through thirteen years of school.

February 22, 2015   Pastor Aaron Dobynes Sr., participated in a panel discussion at St. George's Episcopal Church on interfaith collaboration and understanding

February 16, 2013   Members of Shiloh Old Site participate in a service remembering the Emancipation Proclamation

Summer 2014   Volunteers with the Interfaith Community Council prepare for "School Dressing Days," which our late deaconess Gladys Ferguson played a key role in establishing

Norma Burruss   View some historic photos of the Rev. Norma L. Burruss, a lifelong member of Shiloh Old Site who was a public school teacher in Fredericksburg, Virginia, and also served for a time as a teacher in a Lott Carey mission school in Brewerville, Liberia

July 15, 2013    Deacon Sidney Robinson wraps up a rocket-building workshop with a series of dramatic launches on the grounds of the original Walker-Grant School in Fredericksburg.

May 18, 2013   Our pastor emeritus, the Rev. Lawrence A. Davies, speaks at the dedication of an historical marker in front of the old Bunche School in King George County

March 9, 2013   The Fredericksburg Area Museum and Cultural Center opens an exhibit of recent paintings by Deacon Johnny P. Johnson