Wytheville in Wythe County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
St. Johnís Lutheran Church
Erected 1973 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number FR-26.)
Location. 36° 57.666′ N, 81° 6.078′ W. Marker is in Wytheville, Virginia, in Wythe County. Marker is at the intersection of North 4th Street / Sony Fork Road (U.S. 52) and Exit 70 (Interstate 81), on the right when traveling north on North 4th Street / Sony Fork Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Wytheville VA 24382, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Battle of Wytheville (within shouting distance of this marker); Boone Trail Highway Memorial (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wytheville (approx. 1.3 miles away); Edith Bolling Wilson (approx. 1.3 miles away); Wytheville Training School (approx. 1.4 miles away); Robert Enoch Withers (approx. 1.9 miles away); Walter Crockett (approx. 2.5 miles away); Crockettís Cove (approx. 3.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Wytheville.
Also see . . . History of the Church. “In 1799, George Daniel Flohr, a native of Germany who came to America as a schoolmaster, arrived in Wythe County as a licensed minister after receiving training at Hebron Lutheran Church, Madison, Virginia. Father Flohr, as he was affectionately known, was called to be the first pastor of St. John Church where he served until his death in 1826.” (Submitted on July 23, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 573 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 3. submitted on July 23, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4. submitted on July 22, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 5, 6. submitted on July 23, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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