Near Palmyra in Fluvanna County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The “Regular” Methodist Conference
“What preachers do approve this step?” “Isham Tatum, Charles Hopkins, Nelson Reed, Reuben Ellis, Philip Gatch, Thomas Morris, James Morris, James Foster, John Major, Andrew Yeargin, Henry Willis, Francis Poythress, John Sagman, Leroy Cole, Carter Cole, Carter Cole, James O’Kelly, William Moore, Samuel Roe.”
Erected 1927 by the Charlottesville District, Virginia Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church South.
Location. 37° 53.442′ N, 78° 15.743′ W. Marker is near Palmyra, Virginia, in Fluvanna County. Marker is at the intersection of James Madison Highway (U.S. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Palmyra VA 22963, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fluvanna County Courthouse (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fluvanna County Confederate Memorial (approx. 2.1 miles away); “Texas Jack” Omohundro Birthplace (approx. 2.7 miles away); S. C. Abrams High School (approx. 4.3 miles away); John Jasper (approx. 5.6 miles away); Louisa County / Fluvanna County (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Louisa County / Fluvanna County (approx. 6 miles away); Flora Molton (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Palmyra.
Also see . . . The Formation of Fluvana County. Article in the Bulletin of the Fluvanna County Historical Society, No. 22, April 1976. Page 21. “[During the Revolution] there were those who felt a need to change their church loyalties. Roger and George Thompson, justices, were Methodist leaders as well as vestrymen. They worshipped at Broken Back Church and were instrumental in building the second church. (Broken Back Church stood on George Thompson’s Broken Island Plantation.) Though still a movement within the Church of England, those who followed Wesley (Submitted on March 10, 2009.)
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