Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Staunton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The Hon. Archibald Stuart

 
 
The Hon. Archibald Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2008
1. The Hon. Archibald Stuart Marker
Inscription. This Stone covers the mortal remains of the Hon. Archibald Stuart. He died on the 11th day of July (d1832) aged 75 years 3 m. and 22 days. Merits the tribute of grateful remembrance having performed well his part in life.

When a youth, he fought for his country the war which achieved her independence. And in maturer years contributed to Convention; to confirm her Liberties by the adoption of our national constitution. He was distinguished as an able lawyer, a wise legislator, an upright and learned judge.

He now rests from his labors but his worth shall long be remembered. For he was true to himself, his country and his friends.
 
Location. 38° 8.916′ N, 79° 4.509′ W. Marker is in Staunton, Virginia. Marker can be reached from West Beverly Street (Virginia Route 254) east of Church Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Staunton VA 24401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Alexander Humphreys (within shouting distance of this marker); Trinity Church (within shouting distance of this marker); The Wesleyan Female Institute (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Ast Building
Archibald Stuart and Eleanor Stuart Monuments image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2008
2. Archibald Stuart and Eleanor Stuart Monuments
(about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Dr. Alexander Humphreys (about 700 feet away); Augusta National Bank Building (about 700 feet away); T. J. Collins & Son (about 800 feet away); Stuart Hall (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Staunton.
 
Regarding The Hon. Archibald Stuart. Thomas Jefferson, in a 1791 letter to his good friend Archibald Stuart, said “I would rather be exposed to the inconveniences attending too much liberty than to those attending too small a degree of it.”
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
Eleanor Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2008
3. Eleanor Stuart Marker
Sacred to the memory of Eleanor Stuart, widow of Judge Arch. Stuart, born Sept 2, 1768, died Oct 24. 1858 in the 91 year of her age. An affectionate wife, devoted mother, a sincere friend. Her descendants have erected this monument as a memorial of their affection and reverence.
Stuart Monuments image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 24, 2008
4. Stuart Monuments
The rightmost is of Judge Alexander Stuart “of St. Louis County, Mo. Born March 11, 1770, died Dec 9, 1832, whilst on a visit to his relations.”
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 937 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement