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Wikipedia Description: Old Presbyterian Meeting House
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The Old Presbyterian Meeting House is a Presbyterian house of worship in the city of Alexandria, Virginia. The congregation of the church was organized in 1772; the current building was completed in the 1780s. The cupola, with bell, was added in 1790. The meetinghouse was added to the National Register of Historic Places on February 16, 2001.
One of the Meetinghouse's chaplains, Joseph J. Bullock, also served as the Chaplain of the United States Senate for part of his tenure. In addition, the church has connections with a number of important figures in Alexandria history. Among these were merchant John Carlyle and physician James Craik, who attended George Washington in his final illness. Both men are buried in the churchyard next to the meetinghouse. Also buried there is an unknown soldier of the American Revolutionary War, whose corpse was discovered during restoration work nearby, and who was interred in the cemetery in 1929.
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