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Near Gum Spring in Louisa County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Providence Church

 
 
Providence Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 18, 2008
1. Providence Church Marker
Inscription. Half a mile northeast stands Providence Presbyterian Church, built probably in 1749 and little altered since. John Todd, Senior, a founder of Hampden-Sydney College, was pastor for forty years (1753-1798). Hanover Presbytery met there in October 1762.
 
Erected 1947 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number V 19.)
 
Location. 37° 46.867′ N, 77° 54.317′ W. Marker is near Gum Spring, Virginia, in Louisa County. Marker is on Broad Street (Virginia Route 250) 0.4 miles west of Virginia Route 522, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Gum Spring VA 23065, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Byrd Presbyterian Church ( approx. 5 miles away); Bolling Island ( approx. 5.7 miles away); Dungeness ( approx. 5.7 miles away); Bolling Hall ( approx. 5.7 miles away); Beaverdam Episcopal Church ( approx. 6.2 miles away); Goochland County Courthouse ( approx. 6.9 miles away); Goochland Courthouse ( approx. 6.9 miles away); Reuben Ford and Hopeful Baptist Church ( approx. 7.9 miles away).
 
Categories. Churches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Providence Church Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 18, 2008
2. Providence Church Marker
Photo taken looking east on Route 250.
The Providence Church building image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 18, 2008
3. The Providence Church building
Providence Presbterian Church image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 18, 2008
4. Providence Presbterian Church
Sign in front of the road leading to the church.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 16, 2008, by Kathy Walker of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 960 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 9, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Christopher Busta-Peck was the editor who published this page.
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