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Ruther Glen in Caroline County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Hermon Baptist Association Memorial

1771 - 1922

 
 
The Hermon Baptist Association Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 21, 2021
1. The Hermon Baptist Association Memorial
Inscription.  
This tablet is placed here in the year 1922 by the churches of
The Hermon Baptist Association
to commemorate the heroism of
Bartholomew Chewning • John Young • Lewis Craig • Edward Herndon • John Burrus • James Goodrich
who, by the order of the court, 131 years ago, were imprisoned in the Caroline County jail, near this spot, on the charge of "teaching and preaching the Gospel without having Episcopal ordination, or a license from the general court."
 
Erected 1922 by The Hermon Baptist Association.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionCivil RightsColonial EraLaw Enforcement. A significant historical year for this entry is 1771.
 
Location. 37° 55.802′ N, 77° 28.812′ W. Marker is in Ruther Glen, Virginia, in Caroline County. Marker is on Roundabout Road, 0.1 miles south of Jericho Road (Virginia Route 658), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 24320 Jefferson Davis Hwy, Ruther Glen VA 22546, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Carmel Church (here, next to this marker); Grant’s Operations (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Stalemate (approx. 2.6 miles away); Dig and Dig Some More (approx. 2.6 miles away); Reinforcements Arrive (approx. 2.6 miles away); A Night of Agony (approx. 2.6 miles away); Death Under The Trees (approx. 2.6 miles away); Griffin's Artillery (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ruther Glen.
 
The Hermon Baptist Association Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 21, 2021
2. The Hermon Baptist Association Memorial
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 215 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 24, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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