Kilmarnock in Lancaster County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First American Woman Missionary to China
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number J-89.)
Location. 37° 42.69′ N, 76° 22.733′ W. Marker is in Kilmarnock, Virginia, in Lancaster County. Marker is on East Church Street (Virginia Route 200) near South Main Street (Virginia Route 3), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 65 E Church St, Kilmarnock VA 22482, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Kilmarnock (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Dr. Morgan E. Norris (approx. 0.9 miles away); Ditchley and Cobbs (approx. 1.8 miles away); Morattico Baptist Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Corotoman (approx. 3.2 miles away); Christ Church (approx. Christ Church Lancaster (approx. 3.2 miles away); Jessie Ball duPont (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kilmarnock.
Also see . . . A Memoir of Mrs. Henrietta Shuck, the First American Female Missionary to China. 1850 book by Jeremiah Jeter. “Her life, though it did not abound in striking incidents and brilliant achievements, was filled up with diligent, self-denying, and earnest efforts for the salvation of the heathen.” (Submitted on November 8, 2009.)
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