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Apostles of Religious Liberty

 
 
Apostles of Religious Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 30, 2009
1. Apostles of Religious Liberty Marker
Inscription.
On this spot were imprisoned 1770-1774
John Tanner
William Weber
Augustine Eastin
David Tinsley
Joseph Anthony
Jeremiah Walker
John Weatherford

Apostles of
Religious Liberty

“Whether it be right in the sight of God
to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge me,
for we cannot but speak the things
which we have seen and heard.” Acts IV:19-20


In gratitude for the blessings of
spiritual religion and freedom of conscience
won through their sufferings
this memorial is erected by the churches of the
Middle District Baptist Association
1925

 
Erected 1925 by Middle District Baptist Association.
 
Location. 37° 22.585′ N, 77° 30.437′ W. Marker is in Chesterfield, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Iron Bridge Road and Wagners Way. Click for map. The marker is located on the lawn near the 1917 Chesterfield Courthouse. Marker is at or near this postal address: 10021 Iron Bridge Road, Chesterfield VA 23832, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Chesterfield Court House
Apostles of Religious Liberty Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 30, 2009
2. Apostles of Religious Liberty Marker
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chesterfield County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Magnolia Grange (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Pocahontas State Park (approx. 3.7 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps - Company 2386 (approx. 3.9 miles away); CCC Camp Site (approx. 4 miles away); Dividends for the Future (approx. 4.2 miles away); Drewry’s Bluff Defences (approx. 4.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chesterfield.
 
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 733 times since then and 62 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on November 7, 2016.
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