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St. James' Episcopal Church at Mount Vernon

How to Find Your Way to Our Church

South on the Parkway, past the Mount Vernon Estate. Veer right at the third light onto Old Mill Road, the church is on the left.

FROM I-95:
Take exit 166 towards Fairfax County Parkway (286/7100) and Fort Belvoir.
At the intersection of the Fairfax County Parkway and Route 1, take a left and go up the hill. About 1/2 mile past the main entrance to Fort Belvoir, take a right onto Mount Vernon Memorial Hwy (Route 235). At the first light, take a hard left – the church is on the left.


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St. James’ is built on land originally part of George Washington’s estate at Mount Vernon, Virginia. Ground was broken for the church in the early 60’s on five acres situated between Mount Vernon and Woodlawn, the home Washington built for Martha’s grandchild, Nelly Custis. It is directly off Old Mill Road, reflecting its origins as the route between Washington’s home and his Grist Mill.