Mauck Meeting House

Mauck Meeting House (HMAUZ)

Location: Luray, VA 22835 Page County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 39.514', W 78° 30.729'

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Built for religious purposes by the "Neighbors", mainly Mennonites from Switzerland and southern Germany.

The outside of the one log walls were covered in 1851 with white weatherboards and the structure was roofed with chestnut shingles. A central heating chimney and tin roof were installed later. Heat was provided by a large six-plate stove made at the local iron furnace and inscribed D. Pennebacker - 1799.

Early Mennonite ministers were john Roads; Martin, David and Michael Kauffman; Jacob Strickler and Abraham Heiston. Early Baptist Ministers were James Ireland and John Koontz. Mauck Meeting house was used by the Baptists from 1790-1899.

Circa 1790
Placed ByPage County Heritage Association
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Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 7:28am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 716473 N 4281825
Decimal Degrees38.65856667, -78.51215000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 39.514', W 78° 30.729'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 39' 30.84" N, 78° 30' 43.74" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 243-469 State Rte 766, Luray VA 22835, US
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