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

William Webber

 
 
William Webber Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
1. William Webber Marker
Inscription.  Three miles north are the home site and grave of William Webber, pastor of Dover Baptist Church, 1773-1808. As an early Baptist leader before the Revolution, he was imprisoned in the jails of Chesterfield and Middlesex. He aided in organizing the Baptist General Association of Virginia; he was moderator in 1778. He was moderator of the Dover Association, 1783-1806; of the Baptist General Committee and of the General Meeting of Correspondence until his death in 1808.
 
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number SA-22.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionColonial EraLaw EnforcementSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1778.
 
Location. Marker is missing. It was located near 37° 36.112′ N, 77° 42.155′ W. Marker was near Goochland, Virginia
River Road West & Manakin Road (facing east) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
2. River Road West & Manakin Road (facing east)
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, in Goochland County. Marker was at the intersection of River Road West (Virginia Route 6) and Manakin Road, on the right when traveling west on River Road West. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Manakin Sabot VA 23103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot Settlement (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mowhemcho-Manakin Town (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Huguenot Settlement (approx. 2½ miles away); The Huguenot Monument (approx. 2½ miles away); Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery (approx. 2.7 miles away); Terre Haute Farm African American Cemetery (approx. 2.8 miles away); Huguenot Springs (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Goochland.
 
William Webber Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Adam Margolis, December 23, 2014
3. William Webber Marker
Marker appears to be missing as of 2014.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 13, 2022. It was originally submitted on April 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 27, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on January 12, 2022, by Adam Margolis of Mission Viejo, California.

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May. 27, 2022