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Founder of Presbyterianism WY-15 | Marker History

Founder of Presbyterianism Marker, WY-15

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.

Marker Information:
Additional Information: The event date displayed reflects the year Francis Makemie was born.
Year On Marker: 1971
Region: Northern Neck-Middle Peninsula and Eastern Shore Region
Geographic Location: Accomack County
Physical Description of Location: Temperanceville, VA 23442. Northwest corner of intersection between Lankford Highway (US 13) and Saxix Road. Marker is on right when traveling south on US 13.
GPS Location: 37.894653,-75.549086
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