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Near Goochland in Goochland County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

William Webber

 
 
William Webber Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
1. William Webber Marker
Inscription. Three miles north are the home site and grave of William Webber, pastor of Dover Baptist Church, 1773-1808. As an early Baptist leader before the Revolution, he was imprisoned in the jails of Chesterfield and Middlesex. He aided in organizing the Baptist General Association of Virginia; he was moderator in 1778. He was moderator of the Dover Association, 1783-1806; of the Baptist General Committee and of the General Meeting of Correspondence until his death in 1808.
 
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number SA 22.)
 
Location. 37° 36.112′ N, 77° 42.155′ W. Marker is near Goochland, Virginia, in Goochland County. Marker is at the intersection of River Road West (Virginia Route 6) and Manakin Road, on the right when traveling west on River Road West. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Manakin Sabot VA 23103, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mowhemcho-Manakin Town (approx. 2.5 miles away); a different marker also named Huguenot Settlement
River Road West & Manakin Road (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
2. River Road West & Manakin Road (facing east)
(approx. 2.5 miles away); The Huguenot Monument (approx. 2.5 miles away); Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Terre Haute Farm African American Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Huguenot Springs (approx. 2.9 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Goochland.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 980 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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