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Weems in Lancaster County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Virginia Founders, Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans

 
 
Virginia Founders, Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 4, 2021
1. Virginia Founders, Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker
Inscription.  
Virginia founders, Revolutionary War patriots and War of 1812 veterans memorialized in this church and cemetery

Founders residing in America during the first 50 years after the founding of Jamestown
John Carter • David Miles

Revolutionary War patriots
James Kelley • Charles Taylor

War of 1812 soldiers
Armistead Kelley • Charles Kelley • David Kelley • John Kelley • James Kelley • William Kelley
 
Erected 2010 by Virginia Society of The Order of Founders & Patriots of America, the Virginia Chapter, Daughters of the Founders & Patriots of America, the Richard Henry Lee Chapter Sons of the American Revolution, and the Society of the War of 1812 in Virginia.
 
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location.

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37° 40.837′ N, 76° 25.41′ W. Marker is in Weems, Virginia, in Lancaster County. Memorial can be reached from the intersection of Christ Church Road (Virginia Route 646) and Gaskins Road (Virginia Route 709), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 360 Christ Church Rd, Weems VA 22576, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Foundation for Historic Christ Church, Inc. (here, next to this marker); Christ Church Lancaster (here, next to this marker); Site of Robert Carter's Brick Kiln (within shouting distance of this marker); Corotoman (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Christ Church (about 300 feet away); Irvington World War I Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); A. T. Wright High School (approx. 2.8 miles away); Albert Terry Wright (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Weems.
 
Virginia Founders, Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), July 4, 2021
2. Virginia Founders, Revolutionary War Patriots and War of 1812 Veterans Marker
Virginia Historic Landmark plaque for the church nearby image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0)
3. Virginia Historic Landmark plaque for the church nearby
National Historic Landmark plaque on the grounds image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0)
4. National Historic Landmark plaque on the grounds
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 235 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 5, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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