Tinkling Springs Church

Augusta County, Virginia


Photographs Courtesy of Georgia Hendrix, Jun 2004

Daugherty, Magill, Patterson and other allied families' children were baptized here by the Rev. John Craig (some of whose children married into these families).

Founding Members



The first church established in new Augusta Co. was Tinkling Springs Church, the first in western Virginia. Several Patterson children married children of its first minister, the Rev. John Craig. He baptized Patterson, Magill, Daugherty, and many other children, as listed in Fay Maxwell's book, Augusta County, Virginia, Record of Baptisms 1740-1749: John Craig, D.D., Pastor (W. Augusta became Pa. 1780), published in Columbus, OH, 1975.


The building now houses a museum:


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