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Near Meherrin in Prince Edward County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mount Pleasant Methodist Church

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
1. Mount Pleasant Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Mount Pleasant Methodist Church was organized in 1788 1.8 miles north of here in McGehee's Barn. The first meeting stood near this spot in 1798. The present church was built in 1856 on land given by George Washington Redd, Sr. after the first church was burned.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1788.
 
Location. 37° 8.659′ N, 78° 26.571′ W. Marker is near Meherrin, Virginia, in Prince Edward County. Marker is at the intersection of Farmville Road (U.S. 15) and Mt. Pleasant Road (County Road 633), on the right when traveling north on Farmville Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 12798 Farmville Rd, Meherrin VA 23954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Joseph Morton (approx. 4.4 miles away); Old Briery Church (approx. 4.4 miles away); Charlotte County / Prince Edward County (approx. 4.6 miles away); Meherrin Station (approx. 5.1 miles away); Slate Hill Plantation (approx. 5.1 miles away); Providence
Mount Pleasant Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, April 22, 2021
2. Mount Pleasant Methodist Church Marker
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(approx. 5.9 miles away); Campaign of 1781 (approx. 5.9 miles away); History of Worsham (approx. 5.9 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 25, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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