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Bridgewater in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Alexander Mack Memorial Library

 
 
The Alexander Mack Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats
1. The Alexander Mack Memorial Library Marker
Inscription.  This building was erected 1962-63 and dedicated 1964. It honors the memory of Alexander Mack Sr., follower of Christ, leader of men, and seeker after truth who was founder and first minister of the Church of the Brethren. He was born at Schriesheim, Germany, 1679, migrated under persecution to America and settled at Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1729, died 1735, resting place Germantown Cemetery.

“Thy word a lamp unto my feet.”
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicChurches & ReligionColonial Era.
 
Location. 38° 22.74′ N, 78° 58.232′ W. Marker is in Bridgewater, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on The Mall of Bridgewater College just north of East College Street, on the left when traveling south. It is on the wall of the library. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgewater VA 22812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bridgewater (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Bridgewater (approx. half a mile away); Famous Travelers Along the Turnpike
The Alexander Mack Memorial Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats
2. The Alexander Mack Memorial Library and Marker
(approx. one mile away); Bridgewater College (approx. 2 miles away); Sheridan's Last Raid (approx. 2.7 miles away); Rockingham County / Augusta County (approx. 2.8 miles away); Dayton (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lt. Col. Thomas F. Wildes (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgewater.
 
Allee of trees on the mall in front of library image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats
3. Allee of trees on the mall in front of library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2016. It was originally submitted on September 23, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 190 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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