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Near Salem in Doddridge County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2021
1. Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  Crossing rivers and mountains from New Jersey, Seventh Day Baptists came in 1789-90 to Virginia and established their church at New Salem in 1870. A daughter church was organized on Greenbrier Run, Rev. Jacob Davis first pastor; Rev. Walter B. Gillette, Evangelist. Their faith is still honored.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. A significant historical year for this entry is 1870.
 
Location. 39° 14.791′ N, 80° 34.989′ W. Marker is near Salem, West Virginia, in Doddridge County. Marker is on Greenbrier Road (County Route 17) 0.9 miles west of Patterson Fork Road (County Route 29) when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem WV 26426, 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 flies. Greenbrier Church & Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Industrial Home for Girls (approx. 2.4 miles away); Salem Fork Pilot Watershed (approx. 2.7 miles away); Melvin Mayfield (approx. 2.7 miles away); Salem (approx. 2.7 miles away); Salem at the Turn of the Century (approx.
Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, April 11, 2021
2. Seventh Day Baptist Cemetery Marker
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2.8 miles away); Salem Depot (approx. 2.8 miles away); Matthew M. Neely (approx. 7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 24, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 24, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 30 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 24, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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