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Creation Date

4-20-2012

Description

Waldenses Marker Valdese NC

The marker reads as :

" A religious body dating from the Middle Ages. The town of Valdese was founded by members of this group in 1893."

The Waldenses, or Waldensians, are a Christian sect founded in the 12th century by Peter Waldo. he largest North American Waldensian colony is Valdese, in Burke County, where the first settlers arrived on May 29, 1893.

Latitude, Longitude

35.74315833, -81.56235000

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville; Waldenses Marker; Waldenses; Christian sect; Burke County (NC); Valdese; Historical marker --- North Carolina --- Valdese.

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