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

John Weatherford's Grave

 
 
John Weatherford's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
1. John Weatherford's Grave Marker
Inscription. One half mile west is the grave of Elder John Weatherford (1740?-1833) Baptist preacher for 70 years and early advocate of religious liberty. Jailed five months in Chesterfield in 1773 for unlicensed preaching, his release was secured by Patrick Henry.
 
Erected 1959 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number RG 5.)
 
Location. 36° 48.465′ N, 79° 15.942′ W. Marker is near Chatham, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Marker is on Spring Garden Road 0.4 miles south of Halifax Road (Virginia Route 57), on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Chatham VA 24531, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Markham (approx. 6.5 miles away); Peytonsburg (approx. 6.5 miles away); Whitmell P. Tunstall (approx. 7.2 miles away); Rawley White Martin Residence (approx. 7.3 miles away); Bilhartz, Hall & Co. (approx. 7.5 miles away); Pittsylvania Court House (approx. 7.5 miles away); Pittsylvania County Confederate Monument (approx. 7.5 miles away); Hargrave Military Academy (approx. 7.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Chatham.
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Civil RightsColonial Era
 
John Weatherford's Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, June 15, 2013
2. John Weatherford's Grave Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 9 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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