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Accomac in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Makemie Statue

 
 
Makemie Statue Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. Makemie Statue Marker
Inscription.  The Presbyterian Historical Society of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania erected this monument and dedicated it on May 11, 1908, at Makemie Park on Holder Creek where Francis Makemie is buried at his Pocomoke home. In 1984 the monument was moved here and restored in memory of Jennie Rodes Fletcher (1860-1947), the wife of Judge James H. Fletcher, Jr., the organizer and first president of the Francis Makemie Memorial Association, and a member of the Makemie Presbyterian Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionParks & Recreational Areas.
 
Location. 37° 43.094′ N, 75° 40.208′ W. Marker is in Accomac, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker is at the intersection of State Highway T-1502 and Back Street, on the right when traveling south on State Highway T-1502. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Accomac VA 23301, 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. Birthplace of Governor Wise (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Accomac Historic District (about 600 feet away); Accomack County Virginia World War I
Makemie Statue image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
2. Makemie Statue
Statue is on the side of the Makemie Presbyterian Church.
(about 600 feet away); Accomack County Virginia World War II, Korea & Vietnam (about 600 feet away); Debtors Prison (approx. 0.2 miles away); Elijah Baker (approx. ¼ mile away); Mary Nottingham Smith High School (approx. half a mile away); Onancock (approx. 2.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Accomac.
 
Makemie Presbyterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
3. Makemie Presbyterian Church
Makemie Presbyterian Church Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
4. Makemie Presbyterian Church Plaque
Established 1708 Reorganized 1837 Worship Service 9:30 AM
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 24, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,126 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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