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Smyth Chapel- Emory, Virginia
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member UberHOKIE
N 36° 46.908 W 081° 50.601
17S E 424747 N 4070998
Quick Description: Sits on a country road surrounded by farms and woodland. Its cemetery lays a good distance across the road but it is within site.
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 6/20/2008 1:35:39 PM
Waymark Code: WM40WX
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
Views: 25

Long Description:
What started before the War Between the States as Smyth's School house became a religous center for the community (Smyth Chapel District). In 1861, Aunt Bettie Smyth took up money to build a proper church building. It was completed in 1862. Named for the District and family who also helped found Emory and Henry College. The church and the college are still associated together to this day.
Date the Church was built, dedicated or cornerstone laid: 11/01/1892

Age of Church building determined by?: Other reliable source

If denomination of Church is not part of the name, please provide it here: Methodist

If Church is open to the public, please indicate hours: From: 9:00 AM To: 5:00 PM

If Church holds a weekly worship service and "all are welcome", please give the day of the week: Sunday

Street address of Church:
30119 Smith Chapel Rd.
Emory, Va USA
24327


Primary website for Church or Historic Church Building: [Web Link]

Indicate the time that the primary worship service is held. List only one: Not Listed

Secondary Website for Church or Historic Church Building: Not listed

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