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Berryville in Clarke County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Ireland

Minister of the Gospel

 
 
James Ireland Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 15, 2008
1. James Ireland Memorial
Inscription.  
In memory of
1746 James Ireland 1806
Minister of the Gospel

Born in Edinburgh, Scotland and converted in Frederick County, Va.
Baptized and ordained at Sandy Creek, N.C. Imprisoned at Culpeper,
Va. for preaching the gospel organizer of Baptist churches,
pastor of Buckmarsh Baptist Church 1786 - 1806
His body lies in Buckmarsh Cemetery near here.

"Whaterver it be right in the sight of God
to hearken unto you more than unto God, judge ye,
for we cannot but speak the things
which we have seen and heard." Acts IV: 19-20

In gratitude for the blessings of spiritual
religion and freedom of conscience won in part through
his sufferings this memorial is erected
by the Baptists of Virginia on the one hundred and twenty-
fifth anniversary of his death, May 5, 1931

(Plaque at Base):
Revolutionary Patriot
Rev. James Ireland
Dec. 3, 1745 - May 5, 1806
Placed by
Falls Church Chapter DAR
Fort Osage Chapter DAR

 
Erected 1931 by Baptists of Virginia.
 
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Close Up of Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 10, 2009
2. Close Up of Plaque
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lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1776.
 
Location. 39° 9.201′ N, 77° 58.968′ W. Marker is in Berryville, Virginia, in Clarke County. Marker is on Academy Street. Located in the cemetery beside the Berryville Baptist Church. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berryville VA 22611, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Clarke County Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Traveler Was Tethered on This Spot (approx. 0.2 miles away); Bank of Clarke County (approx. 0.2 miles away); Benjamin Berry (approx. ¼ mile away); King Wheat, Millwood & The Burwell-Morgan Mill (approx. ¼ mile away); Clarke County (approx. ¼ mile away); Historic Districts (approx. ¼ mile away); Josephine School Community Museum & The African-American Experience (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Berryville.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Plaque at Base image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, January 10, 2009
3. Plaque at Base
Berryville Baptist Church image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, March 15, 2008
4. Berryville Baptist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,634 times since then and 36 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 4, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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