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

Culpeper Minute Men

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
1. Culpeper Minute Men Marker
Inscription. On the hill to the south the famous Culpeper Minute Men were organized in 1775. John Marshall, later chief Justice of the Supreme Court, was a Lieutenant.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number J-10.)
 
Location. 38° 28.832′ N, 78° 0.38′ W. Marker is in Culpeper, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is on Sperryville Pike (U.S. 522) west of Virginia Avenue, on the left when traveling west. Click for map. It is across from the Fairview Cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Culpeper VA 22701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John S. Barbour’s Birthplace (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Revolutionary War (approx. half a mile away); The Civil War (approx. half a mile away); Mountain Run Watershed (approx. half a mile away); a different marker also named The Culpeper Minute Men (approx. half a mile away); Historic Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 0.7 miles away); William "Extra Billy" Smith (approx. 0.7 miles away); “Gallant” Pelham’s Last Days (approx. 0.7 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Culpeper.
 
Also see . . .  The History of the Culpeper Minute Men Battalion 1775
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By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
2. Culpeper Minute Men Marker
. “Their flag had a rattlesnake with 13 rattles, coiled in the center, ready to strike. Underneath it were the words: ‘Don’t Tread on Me.’ On either side were the words: ‘Libery of Death.’ And at the top ‘The Culpeper Minute Men.’ The Minute Men took part in the Battle of Great Bridge, the first Revolutionary battle on Virginia soil.” (Submitted on June 14, 2008.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Revolutionary
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2008
3. Culpeper Minute Men Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,956 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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