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Near Broadway in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Elder John Kline Monument

 
 
Elder John Kline Monument image. Click for more information.
Photographed By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
1. Elder John Kline Monument
Confederate Treatment of a Brethren Elder: Elder John Kline’s Story:
Southern Unionist Chronicles website entry
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Inscription.  
(Front of Monument):
At This Place
Eld John Kline
Was Killed
June 15, 1864

(Reverse of Monument):
Erected in the Year 1914
In Memory of Elder John Kline
A Peace Martyr
This parcel of ground,
10 feet square, is se-
cured by deed and
is on record.

 
Erected 1914.
 
Topics. This historical marker and monument is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is June 1460.
 
Location. 38° 36.855′ N, 78° 51.022′ W. Marker is near Broadway, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on Pratt Lane, on the right when traveling west. From Brocks Gap Road (Rt. 259), turn on Hisers Lane. Follow Hisers Lane for approximately 2.2 miles to Pratt Dr. and turn right. Pratt Dr. is very uneven, graveled and is somewhat of a climb. Follow Pratt for .4 miles. A crude wooden sign ("John Kline Memorial... John Kline Memorial Parking") will be seen on the right directing you to the actual site of the monument, which is in a field to the right, approximately 70 yards from the gravel road.
Elder John Kline Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
2. Elder John Kline Monument
Closeup of the backside of monument.
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Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Broadway VA 22815, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Mennonite Meeting House in Virginia (approx. 0.8 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 2.8 miles away); Trissels Mennonite Church (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lincoln's Virginia Ancestors (approx. 3.9 miles away); Baxter House (approx. 4.1 miles away); The Timberville Covered Bridge (approx. 4˝ miles away); WW II Observation Post No. 27 (approx. 4˝ miles away); 19th c Millstone (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Broadway.
 
Elder John Kline Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
3. Elder John Kline Monument
Elder John Kline Monument Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Robert H. Moore, II, January 23, 2009
4. Elder John Kline Monument Marker
View of crude wooden directional sign for the monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 22, 2022. It was originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,947 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 26, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Aug. 9, 2022