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Valentines in Brunswick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mason's Chapel

 
 
Mason's Chapel Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
1. Mason's Chapel Marker
Inscription. Near here stood Mason's Chapel, one of the earliest Methodist churches in southern Virginia. The first Virginia conference, May, 1785, was held here or nearby; Bishop Asbury presided. The conference of 1801 was held here. The present Olive Branch church is four miles west.
 
Erected 1938 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number SN 60.)
 
Location. 36° 33.966′ N, 77° 49.197′ W. Marker is in Valentines, Virginia, in Brunswick County. Marker is on Christanna Highway (Virginia Route 46) 0.1 miles south of Gasburg Road (County Road 626), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Valentines VA 23887, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Brunswick Circuit (approx. 0.6 miles away); Brunswick County, Virginia (approx. 1.8 miles away); Allen Jones (approx. 8.2 miles away in North Carolina); Plummer Bernard Young (approx. 9.9 miles away in North Carolina); Ella Baker (approx. 9.9 miles away in North Carolina); Fort Christanna (approx. 10.6 miles
Christanna Hwy (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, October 27, 2012
2. Christanna Hwy (facing north)
away); Native Americans and Fort Christanna (approx. 10.6 miles away); Governor Alexander Spotswood (approx. 10.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Valentines.
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 201 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 29, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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