Near Millboro Springs in Bath County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Windy Cove Presbyterian Church
Erected 1993 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-13 / 148.)
Location. 38° 0.151′ N, 79° 38.045′ W. Marker is near Millboro Springs, Virginia, in Bath County. Marker is on Virginia Route 39 west of County Route 678, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Millboro VA 24460, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Camp Mont Shenandoah (approx. 1.1 miles away); T. C. Walker School (approx. 2.2 Millboro (approx. 2˝ miles away); Fort Dickinson (approx. 2.6 miles away); Bath County / Rockbridge County (approx. 5.4 miles away); Settlement on Warm Springs Mountain (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Virginia Springs Resorts (approx. 7.9 miles away); The Turnpike Movement in Virginia, 1825-1835 (approx. 7.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Millboro Springs.
Regarding Windy Cove Presbyterian Church. Windy Cove Presbyterian Church is one of 445 American Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Sites registered between 1973 and 2003 by the Presbyterian Historical Society (PHS), headquartered in Philadelphia. Approved sites received a metal plaque featuring John Calvin’s seal and the site’s registry number (PHS marker location unknown).
The following text is taken from the Presbyterian Historical Society website:
Windy Cove, named for a natural cave nearby, is one of the oldest congregations in western Virginia and helped form other congregations west of the Blue Ridge Mountains. Rev. Alexander Craighead is said
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