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

Duff McDuff Green Memorial Park

 
 
Duff McDuff Green Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 30, 2014
1. Duff McDuff Green Memorial Park Marker
Inscription. The Green family was established in Virginia when Duff McFuff Green's great-great grandfather, Robert Green, settled in Orange County in 1710. Duff McDuff Green was born in Stafford county on 2 August 1832 to Capt. Duff Green and Elizabeth Ann Payne Green.

Duff McDuff Green was a prominent farmer and merchant who operated a cotton mill in Falmouth both prior to and after the Civil War. He served Virginia and Stafford County as a Falmouth Trustee and Justice of the Peace. From 1879 to 1885, he served in the Virginia House of Delegates, representing Stafford and King George Counties. He died on 22 June 1885.

In 1994, Duff McDuff Green's great-grandson donated land to Stafford County for a County Park in memory of his great grandfather.
 
Erected by Stafford County.
 
Location. 38° 16.462′ N, 77° 25.841′ W. Marker is in Falmouth, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker can be reached from James Ashby Parkway. Click for map. Accessible from the park's main parking lot. Marker is at or near this postal address: 75 James Ashby Parkway, Fredericksburg VA 22405, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Little Falls (approx. half a mile away); Colonial Fort
Duff McDuff Green Memorial Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 30, 2014
2. Duff McDuff Green Memorial Park Marker
(approx. 0.9 miles away); The Slaughter Pen Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Battle of Fredericksburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Battle of Fredericksburg (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Slaughter Pen Farm (approx. 0.9 miles away); Fredericksburg Campaign (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Slaughter Pen Farm (approx. one mile away).
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
In Honor and Remembrance image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., August 30, 2014
3. In Honor and Remembrance
The nearby flagpole is dedicated:
In Honor and Remembrance
of the
heroes and victims of September 11, 2001
and to celebrate
the enduring spirit of all Americans
Presented by members of Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 4 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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