• St. John's Chapel, Green Springs

    Green Springs

    Virginia

Friend William Reckitt Visits the Camp Creek Settlement, 1757

[Some Account of the Life and Gospel Labours of William Reckitt… (Philadelphia, 1783), p. 63:]

Next day, being the firft of the week, we croffed the mountains, and towards evening came to Douglafs’s, and had a meeting with the family. The twenty-feventh [of the 12th month], and third of the week, we had a meeting at Camp Creek. It was a pretty open meeting, though the fenfe of good is almoft loft amongft them in that place, and their ftates much to be lamented. We lodged at Charles Moorman’s. Next day we rode fifteen miles, and lodged at Francis Clark’s, and had a meeting at Fork Creek. Many people came….

From thence we went to Jenito….

[Relevant Component(s), National Park Service Thematic Framework: Creating Social Institutions and Movements--Religious Institutions; Peopling Places--Community and Neighborhood]

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Green Springs National Historic Landmark District is privately owned, includes no public facilities, but is visible from public highways. It sits astride Route 15 in Louisa County, Virginia.