Near Broadway in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Elder John Kline Monument
Eld John Kline
June 15, 1864
(Reverse of Monument):
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.
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. 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 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow Lincoln's Virginia Ancestors (approx. 3.9 miles away); Baxter House (approx. 4.1 miles away); Old Salem Church (approx. 5˝ miles away); Joseph Funk (approx. 5.7 miles away); Breneman-Turner Mill (approx. 6.3 miles away); Dr. Jessee Bennett (approx. 6.4 miles away); Lacey Spring (approx. 6.6 miles away); Abraham Lincoln’s Father (approx. 6.8 miles away).
Also see . . . Confederate Treatment of a Mennonite Elder: Elder John Kline's Story. (Submitted on January 26, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 26, 2009, by Robert H. Moore, II of Winchester, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,794 times since then and 2 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.