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

Jonesville Methodist Camp Ground

 
 
Jonesville Methodist Camp Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
1. Jonesville Methodist Camp Ground Marker
Inscription.  This camp ground was established in 1810 as a place for religious services for the Methodists of Lee County on lands given by Elkanah Wynn. In June, 1827, Rev. Abraham Still, Daniel Dickenson, George Morris, Evans Peery, Henry Thompson, Elkanah Wynn and James Woodward were appointed trustees; the present auditorium was built in 1827-28. The massive oak columns were hewn by Henry Woodward, David Orr, Robert Wynn and Rev. Joseph Haskew.
 
Erected 1940 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number K-9.)
 
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 month for this entry is June 1827.
 
Location. 36° 40.919′ N, 83° 8.641′ W. Marker is near Jonesville, Virginia, in Lee County. Marker is at the intersection of Daniel Boone Trail (U.S. 58) and County Road T-652, on the right when traveling west on Daniel Boone Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Jonesville VA 24263, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies
Jonesville Methodist Camp Ground Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
2. Jonesville Methodist Camp Ground Marker
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. Doctor Still’s Birthplace (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Doctor Still’s Birthplace (approx. 0.9 miles away); Jonesville (approx. 1˝ miles away); Thompson Settlement Church (approx. 5 miles away); Lee County Virginia / Kentucky (approx. 5.6 miles away); Civil War Routes (approx. 6.1 miles away in Kentucky); Lee County Virginia / Tennessee (approx. 7.3 miles away); Pennington Gap (approx. 8.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jonesville.
 
Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
3. Methodist Church
Auditorium image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
4. Auditorium
National and State Register Plaques on Milstone image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Craig Swain, September 5, 2010
5. National and State Register Plaques on Milstone
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 718 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 21, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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Jun. 25, 2022