Joseph Funk

Joseph Funk (HMQAZ)

Location: Singers Glen, VA 22850 Rockingham County
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Country: United States of America
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N 38° 33.066', W 78° 55.035'

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March 9, 1777
Dec. 24, 1862

"Father of song in Northern Virginia"
Teacher, translator, author
Publisher, printer

In 1816 he published "Choral Music"; in 1832 the first edition of "Genuine Church Music." Here in 1847 he and his sons began printing, first the fourth edition of "Genuine Church Music," later famous as "Harmonia Sacra." In 1878 Ephrain Ruebush and Aldine S. Kieffer Funk's grandson, moved the publishing house to Dayton.

This monument was erected in 1947 by Funk's descendants and others who cherish his work and honor his character.
Year Placed1947
Placed ByFunk's descendants
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 24th, 2014 at 1:43pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 681492 N 4269019
Decimal Degrees38.55110000, -78.91725000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 33.066', W 78° 55.035'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 33' 3.96" N, 78° 55' 2.10" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 9675 Singers Glen Rd, Singers Glen VA 22850, US
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