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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F59_jerusalem-baptist-church_Waverly-VA.html
Jerusalem Baptist Church was organized as Mt. Joy Baptist Church in 1867 at the nearby home of Mondoza Bailey, community leader and carpenter. Amelia "Mother" Howard assisted in the organization of this and six other churches. Sent by the United S…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM1F58_carsley-united-methodist-church_Waverly-VA.html
On 23 November 1811 William Carsley sold an acre of land here to trustees of the Methodist Episcopal Church. The first Methodist church built in Surry County was constructed here soon thereafter. During the 19th century it was replaced by a second…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQLX_sussex-county-confederate-monument_Waverly-VA.html
(front)Our Confederate Soldiers "The principles for which they fought live eternally." (rear)List of companies organized inand sent out from Sussex County:Co.A, 41st Va. Reg't, Infantry,"Sussex Sharp Shooters";Co.D, 13th Va. Reg't, Cavalry;C…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQLW_sussex-county-war-memorial_Waverly-VA.html
(front)Dedicated to the memory ofSussex County citizenswho gave their lives inservice to their country1917 - 1958 World War IWilliam F. ChappellJohn J. EllisGeorge R. EvansRichmond W. HollowayCassius P. ParsonsHarvey F. TatumEdwin F. Wrenn W…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMQLV_sussex-county-courthouse_Waverly-VA.html
Begun 1825Completed 1828 Built by Dabney Cosbymaster brickmason under Thomas Jeffersonin the construction of the University of Virginia Declared a National HistoricLandmark 1973-Exterior restoredby the Board of Supervisors andthe Independenc…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMO1W_coppahaunk-springs_Waverly-VA.html
A Nottoway Indian town was located two miles south at the springs when the English settlement was established at Jamestown in 1607. The Nottoways gave the three springs the name, Coppahaunk, meaning "good health or healing waters." About 1825, Cop…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMO1V_miles-b-carpenter_Waverly-VA.html
Miles B. Carpenter (1889-1985) moved to a Sussex County peanut farm from Pennsylvania in 1902. He entered the lumber business in 1912 with a planing mill and sawmill. When business slowed during World War II, he whittled figures but did not carve …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMO1S_ellis-preaching-house_Waverly-VA.html
Nearby to the northeast stood Ellis Preaching House, an early Methodist meetingplace in Sussex County. Francis Asbury, a pioneering Methodist leader and circuit rider, first visited the Ellis family in 1775 and later conducted services at the prea…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMO1R_early-peanut-crop_Waverly-VA.html
One mile northwest Dr. Matthew Harris grew the first commercial crop of peanuts in the United States, according to tradition, in or soon after 1842.
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HMBWL_the-cattle-beefsteak-raid_Waverly-VA.html
One mile southwest, on September 16, 1864, General Wade Hampton's Confederate Cavalry herded about 2500 head of captured cattle across the Nottoway River, while two miles northwest, at Belsches' Mill, Federal troops sent to recapture the cattle we…
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