Staunton, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Hon. Archibald Stuart
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 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.”
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