Near Shipman in Nelson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
(1 Sept. 1785 – 25 Sept. 1872)
Erected 1997 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number OQ-6.)
Location. 37° 43.153′ N, 78° 49.632′ W. Marker is near Shipman, Virginia, in Nelson County. Marker is at the intersection of James River Road (U.S. 56) and Findlay Mountain Road (County Route 647), on the right when traveling east on James River Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Shipman VA 22971, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nelson County World War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Nelson County World War II Memorial Nelson County Civil War Memorial (approx. 3.6 miles away); Lovingston (approx. 3.7 miles away); Oak Ridge Estates (approx. 4.5 miles away); Birthplace of Rives (approx. 4.5 miles away); Boyhood Home of Rev. Dr. W.A.R. Goodwin (1869-1939) (approx. 5.3 miles away); Cabellsville (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Also see . . . Peter Cartwright, Revivalist. Wikipedia entry. “Father of Illinois Methodism.” “Cartwright was charismatic; he pursued a divine calling, not a profession. His conversion of others to Methodism, rather than his own education, gained him admission to the ministry and verified his methods. His sermons were always extemporaneous, anecdotal, and participatory. He was a master of charismatic domination and used it effectively to create the ecstatic conversion required to be reborn. He opposed the routinization and institutionalization of religion and favored the more democratic, egalitarian, and associational form of the frontier circuits. Theologically he was an Arminian, and was convinced that all people could be saved, especially through the camp meeting revival.” (Submitted on August 21, 2011.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 507 times since then and 32 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 21, 2011, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.