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

Anne Makemie Holden

 
 
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By William Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. Anne Makemie Holden Marker
Inscription.  Honors Anne Makemie Holden
Landowner, successful business woman manager, champion of American Independence.
Daughter of Naomi and Francis Makemie, founder of organized American Presbyterianism
Presented June 17, 1998 by Virginia Business and Professional Women's Foundation and Virginia Foundation for the Humanities and Public Policy.
 
Erected by Women of Virginia Historic Trail.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionIndustry & CommerceWar, US RevolutionaryWomen.
 
Location. 37° 55.947′ N, 75° 38.076′ W. Marker is in Temperanceville, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Saxis Road and VA 699. Marker is in Makemie Monument Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Temperanceville VA 23442, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Makemie Monument Park (a few steps from this marker); Francis Makemie Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); This Memorial Pyramid
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Founder of Presbyterianism (approx. 5.3 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. 7 miles away in Maryland); Mark O. Pilchard (approx. 7 miles away in Maryland); Wicomico Treasures (approx. 7.1 miles away in Maryland); Cultural Treasures (approx. 7.1 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Temperanceville.
 
 
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 1,320 times since then and 27 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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