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Quaker Baptist Church KM-5 | Marker History

Quaker Baptist Church Marker, KM-5

A Quaker meeting was established on Goose Creek in 1757, and a meeting house built. Fear of Indians caused most of the Quakers to move elsewhere though some of them returned. Unsuccessful attempts were made to re-establish the Goose Creek meeting. Before 1824 a church was established near here, known as Difficult Creek Baptist Church. The present Church (Quaker Baptist), built in 1898, stands near the site of the old building.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1949
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Bedford County
Physical Description of Location: Bedford, VA 24523. Located on Shingle Block Road (Rt. 24), 1 mile west of the intersection of Shingle Block Road (Rt. 24) and Crowder Road. Marker is on the right when traveling west on Shingle Block Road (Rt. 24).
GPS Location: 37.222749,-79.513206
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