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Bethel Church A-53 | Marker History

Bethel Church Marker, A-53

Two miles west. The first church was built by Colonel Robert Doak in 1779. Captain James Tate, an elder, led in the battles of Cowpens and Guilford Courthouse (1781) a company drawn mainly from this church. In the churchyard 23 Revolutionary soldiers are buried. The present building was erected in 1888.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1942
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Augusta County
Physical Description of Location: Staunton, VA 24401. Located on Lee Hwy (Hwy 11), 0.75 miles northeast of the intersection of Lee Hwy (Hwy 11) and I-81. Marker is on the left when traveling northeast on Lee Hwy (Hwy 11).
GPS Location: 38.03180,-79.13865
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