“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Temperanceville, Virginia Historical Markers

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By William Pfingsten, April 20, 2008
Anne Makemie Holden Marker
Virginia (Accomack County), Temperanceville — Anne Makemie Holden
Honors Anne Makemie Holden Landowner, successful business woman manager, champion of American Independence. Daughter of Naomi and Francis Makemie, founder of organized American Presbyterianism Presented June 17, 1998 by Virginia Business and . . . — Map (db m7835) HM
Virginia (Accomack County), Temperanceville — WY-15 — Founder of Presbyterianism
Five miles west was the home of the Rev. Francis Makemie, founder of Presbyterianism in the United States. About 1684, Makemie established in Maryland the first Presbyterian Church. Later he moved to Accomac and married. He died here in 1708. — Map (db m7830) HM
Virginia (Accomack County), Temperanceville — Francis Makemie Monument
Erected in Gratitude to God And in grateful, remembrance of his servant and minister Francis Makemie, who was born in Ramelton, County Donegal, Ireland, A.D. 1658(?) was educated at Glasgow University, Scotland, and came as an ordained Evangelist to . . . — Map (db m7838) HM
Virginia (Accomack County), Temperanceville — Makemie Monument Park
Welcome to Makemie Monument Park Designated as A Virginia Historic Landmark September 6, 2006. And placed on the National Register of Historic Places February 15, 2007. — Map (db m7833) HM
Virginia (Accomack County), Temperanceville — This Memorial Pyramid
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 . . . — Map (db m7840) HM

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