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Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Major James Gibbon

 
 
Major James Gibbon Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 9, 2011
1. Major James Gibbon Marker
Inscription.
Here stood the home of
Major James Gibbon
1750 + 1835
A soldier of the Revolution
He led the forlorn hope against
Stony Point for which he received
through Congress the thanks of
a grateful Country

 
Erected 1925 by Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Location. 37° 32.439′ N, 77° 26.389′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North 5th Street and Main Street (Virginia Route 147), on the left when traveling south on North 5th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1 North 5th Street, Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House (a few steps from this marker); The Robertson Hospital (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); George Wythe (about 700 feet away); Stewart-Lee House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The "Richmond 34" (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evacuation Fire (approx. 0.2 miles away); Evacuation of Richmond (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Richmond 34 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Richmond.
 
Also see . . .
N 5th St & Main St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 9, 2011
2. N 5th St & Main St
 The Storming of Stony Point. Revolutionary War Archives (Submitted on September 10, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Revolutionary
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 363 times since then and 15 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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