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Fishersville in Augusta County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Tinkling Spring Church
 
Tinkling Spring Church Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 20, 2009
1. Tinkling Spring Church Marker
 
Inscription. This was first the Southern Branch of the “Triple Forks of Shenandoah” Congregation, which called John Craig as pastor in 1741. A church was completed here about 1748; two other buildings have succeeded it. Beginning with 1777, James Waddel, the noted blind preacher, was supply for some years. R.L. Dabney, of Stonewall Jackson’s staff, was the minister here, 1847-1852.
 
Erected 1938 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number W-155.)
 
Location. 38° 5.12′ N, 78° 59.017′ W. Marker is in Fishersville, Virginia, in Augusta County. Marker is on Tinkling Spring Road (County Route 805), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fishersville VA 22939, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, as the crow flies. Woodrow Wilson Rehabilitation Center (approx. 1.7 miles away); Walnut Grove (approx. 3.6 miles away); The Barger House (approx. 4.4 miles away); Early’s Last Battle (approx. 4.5 miles away); John Colter (approx. 4.5 miles away); Avenue of Trees (approx. 4.6 miles away); First Settler's Grave (approx. 4.6 miles away); Great Indian Warrior Trading Path (approx. 4.6 miles away).
 
Tinkling Spring Church Photo, Click for full size
By Robert H. Moore, II, February 20, 2009
2. Tinkling Spring Church
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on February 25, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 765 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 25, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.
 
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