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Northwest in Virginia Beach, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Grace White Sherwood

1660 - 1740

 
 
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By Brandon D Cross, May 20, 2019
1. Grace White Sherwood Marker
Inscription.  
In memory of
Grace White Sherwood
1660 - 1740
Healer of the sick with herbs
Convicted as a witch
She survived Virginia’s only
trial by ducking in the
Lynnhaven River
July 10, 1706
Name cleared by Governor
300 years later

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 36° 52.037′ N, 76° 7.736′ W. Marker is in Northwest in Virginia Beach, Virginia. Marker is on North Witchduck Road 0.2 miles north of Cathedral Drive, on the right when traveling north. Grace Sherwood Tablet is located in an herb garden within the Old Donation Episcopal Church. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 4449 N Witchduck Rd, Virginia Beach VA 23455, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. “The Brick Church” (within shouting distance of this marker); Founders and Veterans of Lynnhaven Parish Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Donation Church (about 600 feet away,
Grace White Sherwood Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon D Cross, May 20, 2019
2. Grace White Sherwood Marker
measured in a direct line); The Trial of 1706 (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Testing of Grace Sherwood (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lynnhaven House (approx. half a mile away); The Pembroke Manor House (approx. 1.1 miles away); Camp Ashby (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Northwest.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on June 7, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. This page has been viewed 90 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 7, 2019, by Brandon D Cross of Flagler Beach, Florida. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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