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

White Marsh Church

 
 
White Marsh Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 5, 2009
1. White Marsh Church Marker
Inscription.  This church, founded in 1792, was the mother church of Methodism in the Northern Neck of Virginia. The first camp meeting in this section was held here. Bishops Enoch George and David S. Doggett were members of this church. Bishop Joshua Soule, author of the constitution of the General Conference of the American Methodist Church, preached at meetings here.
 
Erected 1948 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number J-83.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1792.
 
Location. 37° 45.533′ N, 76° 25.217′ W. Marker is in Brook Vale, Virginia, in Lancaster County. Marker is on Mary Ball Road (Virginia Route 3) just east of Pinckardsville Road (County Route 605), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lancaster VA 22503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Memorial (approx. 2½ miles away); Veterans Memorial
White Marsh Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 5, 2009
2. White Marsh Church Marker
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(approx. 2.6 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Morattico Baptist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Ditchley and Cobbs (approx. 3.6 miles away); Never Forget Garden (approx. 3.9 miles away); Barford (approx. 4 miles away); Kilmarnock (approx. 4 miles away).
 
White Marsh Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 5, 2009
3. White Marsh Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 6, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,530 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on November 6, 2009, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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Aug. 13, 2022