Near Spotsylvania Courthouse in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 1982. (Marker Number EH-8.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & Religion • Colonial Era. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher, the United Methodist Church Historic Sites, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical month for this entry is March 1864.
Location. 38° 7.147′ N, 77° 37.564′ W. Marker is near Spotsylvania Courthouse, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Partlow Road (County Route 738) 2.6 miles south of Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 208), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5871 Partlow Rd, Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At John J. Wright Parksite (approx. 2.8 miles away); Spotsylvania Sunday School Union Parksite (approx. 2.8 miles away); Secondary Education for African American Children (approx. 2.8 miles away); John J. Wright School (approx. 2.9 miles away); Penny’s Tavern Site (approx. 3.2 miles away); Third Spotsylvania County Courthouse Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); Turn in Sheridan’s Raid (approx. 5.3 miles away); Batter Up: Spotsylvania Yellow Jackets (approx. 5.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spotsylvania Courthouse.
Also see . . .
1. Asbury Church Marker. Asbury Church was named for Bishop Francis Asbury. (Submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
2. An account of Asbury’s last sermon and death in Spotsylvania. (Submitted on September 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
3. Bishop Asbury Bicentennial Audio. This 2016 podcast, released on the bicentennial of Asbury's death, presents a dramatic detailing of Bishop Francis Asbury's last week alive. (Submitted on December 9, 2019, by Al DeFilippo of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.)
Credits. This page was last revised on July 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,941 times since then and 183 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. 3. submitted on December 5, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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