Old Church of the Good Shepherd

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Old Church of the Good Shepherd


Old Church of the Good Shepherd (Episcopal) stood on the corner of Braddock Road and Twinbrook Road near Burke, Virginia. John Marshall and his wife donated land for the church. The congregation met in Ashford School before the building became available. Colonel Robert E. Lee, grandson of General Robert E. Lee, was a member and occasionally conducted services at the church. The church had a potbellied stove in the middle, and young people hauled and cut firewood for the stove to heat the church. In 1970, the church was decommissioned, turned into a private residence and relocated behind the Twinbrooke Shopping Center.


Photograph by Herb Beard