October 22, 2013
The Board of Supervisors honored Shiloh Baptist Church, one of the oldest African-American churches in the area, for its 140th anniversary on Tuesday, Oct. 8.
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Supervisor John Foust and the Fairfax County Board of Supervisors honored Rev. Dr. Robert Cheeks, Jr. and members of the Shiloh Baptist Church of McLean on their 140th anniversary at the board's Tuesday, Oct. 8 meeting. Shiloh Baptist is one of the oldest African-American churches in Fairfax County. Its history dates back to Cyrus Carter, a prominent member of the Northern Virginia African-American community.