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Smithfield in Isle of Wight County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Bennís Church

 
 
Benn's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Troy, September 23, 2007
1. Benn's Church Marker
Inscription.  This Methodist Church was known in 1804 as Bennís Chapel. Bishop Asbury preached here in 1804.
 
Erected 1926 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number K-246.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Churches & Religion. In addition, it is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources (DHR) series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1804.
 
Location. 36° 56.213′ N, 76° 35.151′ W. Marker is in Smithfield, Virginia, in Isle of Wight County. Marker is on Benns Church Boulevard (Virginia Route 10) south of Brewers Neck Road (U.S. 238), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Smithfield VA 23430, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. St. Lukeís Church (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Historic St. Luke's Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Saint Luke's Church (approx. ľ mile away); Josiah Parker (approx. 1.6 miles away);
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Missile Magazine and Launch Operations (approx. 2.2 miles away); People and Places, circa 1957 at N-75L (approx. 2.2 miles away); 1954 Nike-Ajax Missile Site N-75L (approx. 2.2 miles away); Nike-Ajax Missile Radar Control Site N-75C (approx. 3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Smithfield.
 
Additional keywords. Bishop Francis Asbury
 
Benn's Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Laura Troy, September 23, 2007
2. Benn's Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,604 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 23, 2007, by Laura Troy of Burke, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.

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