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Near Flatwoods in Botetourt County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Roanoke Valley Baptist Association

 
 
Roanoke Valley Baptist Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
1. Roanoke Valley Baptist Association Marker
Inscription. The (Roanoke) Valley Baptist Association was organized on 7 August 1841 at nearby Zion Hill Baptist Church. Seventeen congregations constituted the original fellowship of churches; during the next century and a half membership grew to more than seventy churches.
 
Erected 1889 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number D-31.)
 
Location. 37° 32.943′ N, 79° 51.407′ W. Marker is near Flatwoods, Virginia, in Botetourt County. Marker is at the intersection of Botetourt Road (Route 220) and Poor Farm Road (Route 681), in the median on Botetourt Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fincastle VA 24090, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Botetourt County Courthouse Fire (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fincastle (approx. 3.7 miles away); Santillane (approx. 4 miles away); Breckinridge Mill (approx. 4 miles away); Coming of the Railroad (approx. 6 miles away); Fort William (approx. 6.7 miles away); Greenfield (approx. 8.3 miles away); Mount Joy (approx. 8 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.
 
Roanoke Valley Baptist Association Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 30, 2015
2. Roanoke Valley Baptist Association Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 178 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2015, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photo of Zion Hill Baptist Church, or property if it is no longer standing • Can you help?
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