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Temperanceville in Accomack County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

This Memorial Pyramid

 
 
This Memorial Pyramid Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
1. This Memorial Pyramid Marker
Inscription. Commemorates the belief that in this ancient family cemetery were buried near the remains of Francis Makemie, those of his wife Naomi, his daughters Elizabeth and Madame Anne Holden, and his father-in-law, William Anderson. Also those of John Milligan and others unknown.
The bricks which enclose this tablet were gathered from the ruins of the table-tombs, the cemetery wall, and the Makemie house once placed upon these grounds.
 
Location. 37° 55.973′ N, 75° 38.109′ W. Marker is in Temperanceville, Virginia, in Accomack County. Marker can be reached from Saxis Road near VA 699. Touch for map. Monument is in Makemie Monument Park. Marker is in this post office area: Temperanceville VA 23442, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Francis Makemie Monument (a few steps from this marker); Anne Makemie Holden (within shouting distance of this marker); Makemie Monument Park (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Founder of Presbyterianism (approx. 5.4 miles away); Maryland's Eastern Shore (approx. 7 miles away in Maryland); Mark O. Pilchard
View of Francis Makemie Monument and Grave Site. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
2. View of Francis Makemie Monument and Grave Site.
(approx. 7 miles away in Maryland); Wicomico Treasures (approx. 7.1 miles away in Maryland); Boundary Line Maryland - Virginia (approx. 7.1 miles away in Maryland). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Temperanceville.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesColonial EraNotable Persons
 
Full view of monument. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
3. Full view of monument.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 966 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 20, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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