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Old Providence Church A-31 | Marker History

Old Providence Church Marker, A-31

Two and a half miles northwest. As early as 1748, a log meeting house stood there. In 1793 a stone church (still standing) was built. In 1859 it was succeeded by a brick church, which gave way to the present building in 1918. In the graveyard rest ancestors of Cyrus McCormick, inventor of the reaper, and fourteen Revolutionary soldiers.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1939
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Augusta County
Physical Description of Location: Roanoke, VA 24019. Southwest corner of the intersection of Lee-Jackson Highway (Route 11) and Spottswood Road (State Route 620). Marker is on right when traveling south on Lee-Jackson Highway.
GPS Location: 37.941858,-79.187338
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