Mt. Zion Historic Park

Explore History at the Restored Mt. Zion Old School Baptist Church
mt. zion historic 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.

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Grounds and trails open during daylight hours. Guided tours of church will resume later this year.

The Civil War at Mt. Zion Church & Aldie Mill
One to the World Heroes: Woodgrove English & Social Studies Collaboration Project


Mt. Zion Historic Park

40309 John Mosby Highway
Aldie VA 20105
United States

Historic Site Manager: Tracy Gillespie


Well maintained and significant site

Well maintained and significant site. Met with two historians there and learned a great deal about C... Read more

Well maintained and significant site. Met with two historians there and learned a great deal about Col. John S. Mosby and his Rangers. Fascinating!

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