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

The Culpeper Minute Men

 
 
The Culpeper Minute Men Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
1. The Culpeper Minute Men Memorial
Inscription.  
Honoring
the Culpeper Minute Men.
Virginia's first, who organized
in this field & fought their
first battle at Great Bridge
1775

Erected by
Culpeper Minute Men Chapter, DAR
6-14-71

 
Erected 1971.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 38° 28.366′ N, 78° 0.283′ W. Marker is in Culpeper, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker can be reached from Monument Lane, on the right when traveling north. Located on a foot trail from Monument Avenue. The monument is best reached from the Yowell Meadow Park loop trail, with parking lots along Blue Ridge Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Culpeper VA 22701, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Civil War (about 800 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Revolutionary War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Mountain Run Watershed (approx. ¼ mile away); Major Gabriel Long (approx. 0.3 miles away); Yowell Meadow Park (approx. 0.3 miles
The Culpeper Minute Men Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
2. The Culpeper Minute Men Marker
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away); Historic Antioch Baptist Church (approx. 0.4 miles away); The Blair Property and Sugar Bottom (approx. 0.4 miles away); Vietnam War Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culpeper.
 
Also see . . .  The Culpeper Minute Men. History of the battalion from the Sons of the American Revolution chapter. (Submitted on October 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,264 times since then and 44 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 20, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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