Spotsylvania in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Forever in our hearts
Sophia M. Silva 1980 - 1996
Kathryn "Kati" N. Lisk 1984 - 1997
Kristen M. Lisk 1982 - 1997
they were taken from us too soon.
Erected 1997 by the Commonwealth Girl Scout Council and friends of the Lisk and Silva girls.
Location. 38° 11.749′ N, 77° 35.253′ W. Marker is in Spotsylvania, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Click for map. Marker is near the entrance to C. Melvin Snow Memorial Library, Central Rappahannock Regional Libary. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Education in Spotsylvania County (within shouting distance of this marker); Stubbs School (within shouting distance of this marker); The Good Hope Colored School (within shouting distance of this marker); Zion Methodist Church (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Booth Hall (approx. 0.3 miles away); Batter Up: Spotsylvania Yellow Jackets Spotsylvania County Jail (approx. 0.3 miles away); Spotsylvania Courthouse and Jail (approx. 0.4 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Spotsylvania.
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1. A lasting tribute. Friends of Lisk, Silva girls dedicate garden monument. An article from the Freelance Star about the dedication of this memorial marker, published November 17, 1997. (Submitted on November 19, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. The slayings of the Lisk sisters and Sofia Silva. The collected articles published in Fredericksburg's Freelance Star newspaper concerning the slaying of Sofia Silva (1996) and the Lisk sisters (1997) by Richard Marc Evonitz. In 2002, Evonitz shot and killed himself while evading police in Florida attempting to apprehend him as a suspect in a similiar Richland County, South Carolina case. (Submitted on November 18, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. A break in Lisk-Silva?. This article, published by the Freelance Star identifies the intial link between Evonitz and the deaths of the three Spotsylvania girls. The article includes photographs of the girls. (Submitted on November 18, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • 20th Century • Notable Events •
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