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

Reuben Ford

 
 
Reuben Ford Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 30, 2010
1. Reuben Ford Marker
Inscription. A mile north are the home and grave of Reuben Ford, pastor of Goochland Baptist Church, 1771-1823. He was an advocate of equal religious rights for all, a leader in securing separation of church and state in Virginia.
 
Erected 1939. (Marker Number V 18.)
 
Location. 37° 41.585′ N, 77° 45.465′ W. Marker is in Oilville, Virginia, in Goochland County. Marker is at the intersection of Broad Street Road (U.S. 250) and Shallow Well Road (Virginia Route 654), on the right when traveling west on Broad Street Road. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oilville VA 23129, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. James Pleasants (approx. 4.7 miles away); Dahlgren's Raid (approx. 5 miles away); Sabot Hill (approx. 5.2 miles away); The 1936 Virginia Prison Recordings (approx. 5.3 miles away); Beaverdam Episcopal Church (approx. 5.9 miles away); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 6.9 miles away); Mercer Hugh Cosby Farm (approx. 7 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 7 miles away).
 
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Broad Street Rd & Shallow Well Rd (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, January 30, 2010
2. Broad Street Rd & Shallow Well Rd (facing west)
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,058 times since then and 2 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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