Mountain Evangelist

Mountain Evangelist (HMRR6)

Location: Pearisburg, VA 24134 Giles County
Buy Virginia State flags at!
Country: United States of America
Buy United States of America flags at!

N 37° 14.482', W 80° 42.454'

  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
The Reverend Robert Sayers Sheffey (1820-1902), although one of a kind as to style and personality, was a Methodist Circuit Rider in the classic frontier tradition. Celebrated for the intensity of his faith and prayer, as well as for his eccentricities, Sheffey's authority was recognized throughout this region. He is buried nearby, in Wesley Chapel Cemetery, beside his second wife, Elizabeth Stafford Sheffey.
HM NumberHMRR6
Marker NumberKG 15
Year Placed1976
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 7th, 2014 at 4:47am PDT -07:00
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 525937 N 4121688
Decimal Degrees37.24136667, -80.70756667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 14.482', W 80° 42.454'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 14' 28.92" N, 80° 42' 27.24" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1579-1587 State Rte 730, Pearisburg VA 24134, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?