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Crewe in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lottie Moon

(1840-1912)

 
 
Lottie Moon Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Lottie Moon Marker
Inscription.  Lottie Moon, a native of Charlottesville, was appointed by the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board as a missionary to China in 1873 where she served for forty years. She died on her trip home in Kobe, Japan, on Christmas Eve, 1912, and her ashes were buried in her brother's plot in the Crewe Cemetery in 1913. The Lottie Moon Christmas offering is the largest mission offering taken during the year in all Southern Baptist churches.
 
Erected 1987 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number SM-2.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkChurches & ReligionWomen. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1873.
 
Location. 37° 10.123′ N, 78° 7.616′ W. Marker is in Crewe, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is on The Falls Road (Virginia Route 49) 0.3 miles north of Lone Pine Road (Virginia Route 633), on the right when traveling
The Falls Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. The Falls Rd (facing north)
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north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crewe VA 23930, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Crewe (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peter Francisco: Washington's One Man Army (approx. 0.6 miles away); Peter Francisco: Hercules of the Revolution (approx. 0.6 miles away); Tarleton's Southside Virginia Raid (approx. 0.7 miles away); Peter Francisco's Fight: Fact or Fiction? (approx. 0.7 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.7 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1370 (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crewe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lottie (Charlotte) Moon. Southern Baptist Historical Library & Archives (Submitted on May 23, 2010.) 

2. Lottie Moon. International Mission Board (Submitted on May 23, 2010.) 
 
Lottie Moon image. Click for full size.
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3. Lottie Moon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,682 times since then and 135 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Dec. 6, 2022