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Sutherland in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel John Banister

 
 
Colonel John Banister Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Colonel John Banister Marker
Inscription. One mile to the south is the site of Hatcher's Run Plantation and the grave site of Col. John Banister (D. 1787), first mayor of Petersburg and prosperous entrepreneur. Banister represented Dinwiddie County in the House of Burgesses (1765-1775) and the conventions of 1775 and 1776. He was a member of the Continental Congress, a framer and signer of the Articles of Confederation, and a cavalry officer during the Revolution.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number K 308.)
 
Location. 37° 11.7′ N, 77° 35.183′ W. Marker is in Sutherland, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on Cox Road (U.S. 460) 0.8 miles east of Tranquility Lane, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Sutherland VA 23885, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rocky Branch School (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Battle of Sutherland (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sutherland Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Sutherland Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fork Inn
Cox Road (facing east) Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Cox Road (facing east)
(approx. 1.2 miles away); Engagement at Sutherland Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); Appomattox Campaign (Sutherland Station) (approx. 1.3 miles away); Battle of Five Forks (approx. 3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Sutherland.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 702 times since then and 57 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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