PURCELLVILLE, Va., August 30, 2022— The Bush Tabernacle will be temporarily closed while the Town of Purcellville works to replace the floor in the historic building. The project is anticipated to take three months, from the end of August to the end of November.
The project was competitively bid in May 2022. Oak Ridge Commercial Construction was the winning contractor. Funding for the project came from Loudoun County through their Capital Improvement Program for capital projects located within an incorporated Town.
The Tabernacle at the Bush Meeting grounds was built in 1903. The building and property, which includes Fireman’s Field and Dillon’s Woods, were owned by the Purcellville Fire Department from 1947 to 2008 when the Town of Purcellville purchased them.
The Town of Purcellville, Virginia
“Purcellville-your small Town, where history and progress intersect and people prosper,” is an award-winning town of approximately 10,000 residents located in Loudoun County, approximately 50 miles west of Washington, DC. Having received the 2021 Virginia Municipal League Innovation Award for Environmental Sustainability and in years past, the prestigious Siemens Sustainability Award for Small Communities, Purcellville continues to be honored for innovation and green initiatives. The Town most recently received the Tree City USA Award for the 14th consecutive year. The Town was reaffirmed as a AAA rated community by S&P Global Ratings, the highest credit rating possible, and was ranked “Safest City” in Virginia in 2020. Once a stop along the W&OD rail line, which has been converted to a multi-use trail from Alexandria, VA to Purcellville, the Town has maintained its historic old-town feel through the restoration and maintenance of its many downtown structures, reflecting the Victorian architecture popular during the early 1900s. Today, Purcellville is the economic hub of western Loudoun County and a popular weekend destination for antiquing, equestrian activities, farmer’s markets, wineries, breweries, distilleries and restaurants. More info at www.purcellvilleva.gov.