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Bridgewater in Rockingham County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Alexander Mack Memorial Library

 
 
The Alexander Mack Memorial Library Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats
1. The Alexander Mack Memorial Library Marker
Inscription. This building was erected 1962-63 and dedicated 1964. It honors the memory of Alexander Mack Sr., follower of Christ, leader of men, and seeker after truth who was founder and first minister of the Church of the Brethren. He was born at Schriesheim, Germany, 1679, migrated under persecution to America and settled at Germantown, Pennsylvania, 1729, died 1735, resting place Germantown Cemetery.

“Thy word a lamp unto my feet.”
 
Location. 38° 22.74′ N, 78° 58.232′ W. Marker is in Bridgewater, Virginia, in Rockingham County. Marker is on The Mall of Bridgewater College just north of East College Street, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. It is on the wall of the library. Marker is in this post office area: Bridgewater VA 22812, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bridgewater (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named Bridgewater (approx. half a mile away); Famous Travelers Along the Turnpike (approx. one mile away); Bridgewater College (approx. 2 miles away); Sheridan's Last Raid (approx. 2.7 miles away); Rockingham County / Augusta County
The Alexander Mack Memorial Library and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats
2. The Alexander Mack Memorial Library and Marker
(approx. 2.8 miles away); Dayton (approx. 2.9 miles away); Lt. Col. Thomas F. Wildes (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Bridgewater.
 
Categories. Arts, Letters, MusicChurches, Etc.Colonial Era
 
Allee of trees on the mall in front of library image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats
3. Allee of trees on the mall in front of library
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 23, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 98 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 23, 2016, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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