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Mary Moore Brown

 
 
Mary Moore Brown Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Mary Moore Brown Marker
Inscription.  Seized by Indians. Sold into slavery. Married Rev. Brown Brownsburg 1798.
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 50.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceNative AmericansWomen. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1798.
 
Location. 37° 47.079′ N, 79° 26.612′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on West Nelson Street (U.S. 60) just east of South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 21 W Nelson St, Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Col. James McDowell (a few steps from this marker); Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA (a few steps from this marker); John Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Pamela H. Simpson (within shouting distance of this marker); Hopkins Green (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Mary McD. Greenlee (within shouting distance of this marker); Thomas Jefferson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mike Seeger (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .  The Strange, Horrific Odyssey Of Mary Moore Brown. (Submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.)
 
Additional keywords. human trafficking
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 31 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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