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Falmouth in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Hunter

Patriot

 

—1721 - 1785 —

 
James Hunter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 28, 2010
1. James Hunter Marker
Inscription. Owner of the famed Hunter Iron Works in Stafford County, which manufactured most of the camp utensils and weapons for the Virginia forces during the Revolutionary War.

A true patriot, he received little, if any, compensation.
 
Erected by Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 38° 19.353′ N, 77° 27.96′ W. Marker is in Falmouth, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Butler Road (Virginia Route 218) and Colonial Avenue. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hobby School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Forlorn Hope (about 300 feet away); A Sad Duty to Perform (about 300 feet away); On this site in 1862... (about 600 feet away but has been reported missing); Shelton Cottage (about 700 feet away); Moncure Daniel Conway (about 700 feet away); Anthony Burns (about 700 feet away); Conway House (about 800 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Falmouth.
 
Related marker.
James Hunter Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 28, 2010
2. James Hunter Grave Marker
Patriot
b. Scotland, 1721
d. Falmouth, 1785
Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. The Hunter’s Iron Works Marker
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary
 
James Hunter Grave and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 28, 2010
3. James Hunter Grave and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 727 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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