Mt. Zion Historic Park
Explore History at the Restored Mt. Zion Old School Baptist Church
Located immediately to your left and across Route 50 from Gilbert's Corner, the Mt. Zion Old School Baptist Church was built in 1851. The church was a place of worship for Old School Baptists until 1980 and served various purposes during the Civil War, including a rendezvous point for Mosby’s Rangers, a hospital and prison, and a battleground. The adjacent cemetery contains more than 240 marked headstones, and a War of 1812 veteran. The site offers seasonal guided tours and living history programs and is available to rent for weddings and other community gatherings.Support your park
Grounds and trails open during daylight hours. Guided tours of church will resume later this year.
Well maintained and significant site
Well maintained and significant site. Met with two historians there and learned a great deal about Col. John S. Mosby and his Rangers. Fascinating!
Google Review - 01/15/2019 by Robin V.