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Crewe in Nottoway County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lottie Moon

(1840-1912)

 
 
Lottie Moon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Lottie Moon Marker
Inscription. Lottie Moon, a native of Charlottesville, was appointed by the Southern Baptist Foreign Mission Board as a missionary to China in 1873 where she served for forty years. She died on her trip home in Kobe, Japan, on Christmas Eve, 1912, and her ashes were buried in her brother's plot in the Crewe Cemetery in 1913. The Lottie Moon Christmas offering is the largest mission offering taken during the year in all Southern Baptist churches.
 
Erected 1987 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number SM-2.)
 
Location. 37° 10.123′ N, 78° 7.616′ W. Marker is in Crewe, Virginia, in Nottoway County. Marker is on The Falls Road (Virginia Route 49) 0.3 miles north of Lone Pine Road (Virginia Route 633), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crewe VA 23930, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Roger Atkinson Pryor (approx. 0.6 miles away); Crewe (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1370 (approx. 0.8 miles away); T. O. Sandy (approx. 2.2 miles away); Ella Graham Agnew
The Falls Rd (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. The Falls Rd (facing north)
(approx. 2.3 miles away); Old Nottoway Meeting House (approx. 3.1 miles away); Nottoway Court House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Ingleside Training Institute (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Crewe.
 
Also see . . .
1. Lottie (Charlotte) Moon. Southern Baptist Historical Library and Archives (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Lottie Moon. International Mission Board (Submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
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Lottie Moon image. Click for full size.
By Wikimedia Commons
3. Lottie Moon
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,308 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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