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

Bethlehem Baptist Church

 
 
Bethlehem Baptist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 5, 2010
1. Bethlehem Baptist Church Marker
Inscription. Formerly Spring Creek Church. Organized, July 25, 1790. Benjamin Watkins, founder and first pastor, 1790-1831. Located four miles northwest, 1790-1855. Then four miles southwest, 1855-1897. Moved to this location, 1897. Home church of Nannie Bland David, Missionary to Africa, 1880-1885. Her dying words: "Never give up Africa." (Marker Number O 27.)
 
Location. 37° 30.144′ N, 77° 34.453′ W. Marker is near Richmond, Virginia, in Chesterfield County. Marker is at the intersection of Midlothian Turnpike (U.S. 60) and Moorefield Park Drive, on the right on Midlothian Turnpike. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9600 Midlothian Turnpike, Richmond VA 23235, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bellona Arsenal (approx. 0.4 miles away); Chesterfield Railroad (approx. 0.4 miles away); First Railroad in Virginia (approx. 0.9 miles away); Providence United Methodist Church (approx. 1.8 miles away); Black Heath (approx. 2.2 miles away); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 2.3 miles away); Trabue's Tavern (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mid-Lothian Mines and Rail Roads (approx. 3.8 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Bethlehem Baptist Church.
Midlothian Turnpike (facing west) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 5, 2010
2. Midlothian Turnpike (facing west)
(Submitted on June 5, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Bethlehem Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 5, 2010
3. Bethlehem Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 616 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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