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Near Powhatan in Powhatan County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Huguenot Monument

 
 
The Huguenot Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
1. The Huguenot Monument
Inscription. (left panel) Upon this tract of land, the Glebe Farm, and near this site was located the first church of the French Protestant refugees. The present and fourth church erected 1895, and dedicated April 13,1896

(center panel) This memorial erected by The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia 1936 Dedicated April 1937

(right panel) King William Parish Manakintowne Church authorized by an act of the General Assembly held at Williamsburg, Virginia, December 5, 1700
 
Erected 1937 by The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin in the Colony of Virginia.
 
Location. 37° 33.921′ N, 77° 42.529′ W. Marker is near Powhatan, Virginia, in Powhatan County. Marker can be reached from Huguenot Trail 0.3 miles east of Manakin Town Ferry Road, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Midlothian VA 23113, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mowhemcho-Manakin Town (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot Settlement (within shouting distance of this marker); Huguenot Springs Confederate Cemetery
Macon Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, July 25, 2009
2. Macon Memorial
Huguenot Gideon Macon (1648 -1702) forefather of Martha Washington and countless thousands of French and Protestant blood. His memory is a light unto our feet, a chart to enrich our lives, and a heritage to cherish in our hearts. Society of the Founders of Manakain in the Colony of Virginia 1973
(approx. 0.4 miles away); Huguenot Springs (approx. half a mile away); Terre Haute Farm African American Cemetery (approx. mile away); a different marker also named Huguenot Settlement (approx. 2.5 miles away); First Baptist Church (approx. 2.5 miles away); William Webber (approx. 2.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Powhatan.
 
Also see . . .  The Huguenot Society of the Founders of Manakin In the Colony of Virginia. (Submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Settlements & Settlers
 
Manakin Huguenot Church circa 1895 image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
3. Manakin Huguenot Church circa 1895
Manakin Epicopal Church image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 26, 2009
4. Manakin Epicopal Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,205 times since then and 53 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 26, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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