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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Near Broadway in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Elder John Kline Monument

Elder John Kline Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
1. Elder John Kline Monument Marker
Inscription. (Front of Monument):
At This Place
Eld John Kline
Was Killed
June 15, 1864

(Reverse of Monument):
Erected in the Year 1914
In Memory of Elder John Kline
A Peace Martyr
This parcel of ground,
10 feet square, is se-
cured by deed and
is on record.

Erected 1914.
Location. 38° 36.855′ N, 78° 51.022′ W. Marker is near Broadway, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Pratt Lane, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. From Brocks Gap Road (Rt. 259), turn on Hisers Lane. Follow Hisers Lane for approximately 2.2 miles to Pratt Dr. and turn right. Pratt Dr. is very uneven, graveled and is somewhat of a climb. Follow Pratt for .4 miles. A crude wooden sign ("John Kline Memorial... John Kline Memorial Parking") will be seen on the right directing you to the actual site of the monument, which is in a field to the right, approximately 70 yards from the gravel road. Marker is in this post office area: Broadway VA 22815, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Lincoln's Virginia Ancestors (approx. 3.9 miles away); Baxter House (approx. 4.1 miles away); Joseph Funk (approx. 5.7 miles away); Breneman-Turner Mill (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dr. Jessee Bennett (approx. 6.4 miles away); Lacey Spring (approx. 6.6 miles away); Abraham Lincolnís Father (approx. 6.8 miles away); Cavalry Engagement (approx. 6.8 miles away).
Elder John Kline Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
2. Elder John Kline Monument Marker
Closeup of the backside of monument.

Also see . . .  Confederate Treatment of a Mennonite Elder: Elder John Kline's Story. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
Categories. War, US Civil
Elder John Kline Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
3. Elder John Kline Monument Marker
Elder John Kline Monument Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
4. Elder John Kline Monument Marker
View of crude wooden directional sign for the monument

Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,498 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
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