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South Hill in Mecklenburg County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Salem Chapel

 
 
Salem Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Salem Chapel Marker
Inscription. A mile south is the site of Salem Chapel, one of the pioneer Methodist churches of the state. Of it Francis Asbury wrote, "the best house we have in the country part of Virginia." There he held four sessions of the Virginia Annual conference: November, 1795; April, 1798; March, 1802; April, 1804. The building was burned about 1870.
 
Erected 1934 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number S 70.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Francis Asbury, Traveling Methodist Preacher marker series.
 
Location. 36° 43.49′ N, 78° 8.04′ W. Marker is in South Hill, Virginia, in Mecklenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of West Danville Street (U.S. 1) and Goodes Ferry Road, on the left when traveling south on West Danville Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: South Hill VA 23970, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. South Hill (approx. mile away); Town of La Crosse (approx. 2.7 miles away); Mecklenburg County / Brunswick County (approx. 5.7 miles away); Broadnax (approx. 6.4 miles
W Danville St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. W Danville St
away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 6.5 miles away); Rolling Post Office (approx. 6.9 miles away); The American Thoroughbred in Brunswick (approx. 7 miles away); Staunton River Raid (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 463 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 19, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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