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Near Willis in Floyd County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery

1939

 
 
Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2021
1. Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
Designated a
Virginia
Historic
Landmark

and placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

2007

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Cemeteries & Burial Sites. A significant historical year for this entry is 1939.
 
Location. 36° 46.679′ N, 80° 31.032′ W. Marker is near Willis, Virginia, in Floyd County. Marker is on Buffalo Road (County Road 628) north of Childress Road (County Road 626), on the right when traveling north. Marker is mounted at ground-level on the left side of the cemetery entrance on Buffalo Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Willis VA 24380, 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. Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Point Pleasant School (approx. 4.1 miles away); Carroll County / Floyd County (approx. 4˝ miles away); Floyd County / Patrick County (approx. 4.7 miles away); Caroll County / Floyd County (approx. 5.3 miles away); a different marker also named Carroll County / Floyd County
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(approx. 5.3 miles away); Whiskey Still (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bark Mill (approx. 6.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Willis.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  National Register of Historic Places Nomination. The Buffalo Mountain Cemetery has a continuous wall of mortared quartzitic fieldstones, matching the church exterior, with square pillars of the same materials at the corners and spaced intermediately along each wall. The surrounding landscape and the majestic Buffalo Mountain are viewed in spectacular fashion from the cemetery. (Submitted on September 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2021
2. Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery Marker
(looking east from Buffalo Road • marker is on left side of gate)
Childress Family Monument image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2021
3. Childress Family Monument
(final resting place of church and cemetery founder,
Rev. Robert W. Childress
)
Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2021
4. Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery
(cemetery is just inside the Floyd County line)
Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Cosmos Mariner, May 18, 2021
5. Buffalo Mountain Presbyterian Church Cemetery
(looking east • Buffalo Mountain visible in the background)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 9, 2021, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.

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