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Snell in Spotsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Asbury’s Deathplace

 
 
Asbury's Deathplace Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 15, 2007
1. Asbury's Deathplace Marker
Inscription. A short distance southeast is the site of the George Arnold House where Bishop Francis Asbury died, March 31, 1816. Asbury, born in England in 1745, came to America in 1771 and labored here until his death. He was ordained one of the first two bishops of the Methodist Episcopal Church in America at the Baltimore Conference of December, 1784.
 
Erected 1982. (Marker Number EH 8.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 38° 7.147′ N, 77° 37.564′ W. Marker is in Snell, Virginia, in Spotsylvania County. Marker is on Partlow Road (County Route 738) 2.6 miles south of Courthouse Road (Virginia Route 208), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Spotsylvania VA 22553, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. John J. Wright Parksite (approx. 2.8 miles away); Spotsylvania Sunday School Union Parksite (approx. 2.8 miles away); Secondary Education for African American Children (approx. 2.8 miles away); Penny’s Tavern Site
Marker along Partlow Road image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 15, 2007
2. Marker along Partlow Road
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Third Spotsylvania County Courthouse Site (approx. 4.4 miles away); Turn in Sheridan’s Raid (approx. 5.3 miles away); Batter Up: Spotsylvania Yellow Jackets (approx. 5.4 miles away); Jerrell’s Mill (approx. 5.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Francis Asbury. (Submitted on July 16, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
2. Asbury Church. Asbury Church was named for Bishop Francis Asbury. (Submitted on August 30, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.) 

3. An account of Asbury’s last sermon and death in Spotsylvania. (Submitted on September 20, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
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Home of George Arnold Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W.
3. Home of George Arnold Marker
On this spot stood the home of George Arnold where Bishop Francis Asbury died March 31, 1816. Erected by the Epworth Leagues of the Washington Disctrict, Baltimore Conference M.E.C.S., December 1906
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,388 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 15, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on December 5, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Separate HMdb entry for the marker in picture 3. • Can you help?
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