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Onancock in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Site of the Home of Francis Makemie

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, January 17, 2021
1. Site of the Home of Francis Makemie Marker
Inscription.  Hard by this spot is the site of the home of Francis Makemie the founder of organized Presbyterianism in America who married Naomie Anderson of Accomack County Virginia and established one of his first licensed preaching places here in his Onancock home October ye 5th 1699.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 37° 42.716′ N, 75° 45.194′ W. Marker is in Onancock, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is on Market Street 0.1 miles west of West Street, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 9 Market St, Onancock VA 23417, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Historic Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Cokesbury Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); World Wars I and II (about 400 feet away); Genl. Edmund R. Bagwell (about 400 feet away); Water: A Way of Life (about 600 feet away); Hopkins and Sons; Hopkins and Brothers (about 600
Site of the Home of Francis Makemie Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, January 17, 2021
2. Site of the Home of Francis Makemie Marker
feet away); Chesapeake Lodge #158 (about 700 feet away); Kerr Place (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Onancock.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 37 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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