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

Culpeper Minute Men

 
 
Front of Culpeper Minute Men Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
1. Front of Culpeper Minute Men Monument
Note the depiction of the "Don't Tread on Me" flag.




Inscription.  (Front):
In honor of
the
Culpeper
Minute Men
1775

(Left):
Their
first battle
Great Bridge
1775

(Back):
Erected by
the
Culpeper
Minute Men
Chapter, D.A.R.
1933

(Right):
Virginia's
First
Minute
Men

 
Erected 1938 by Culpeper Minute Men Chapter, D.A.R.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 38° 28.117′ N, 77° 59.872′ W. Marker is in Culpeper, Virginia, in Culpeper County. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Business U.S. 15/29) and Orange Road, on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. 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. 806 South East Street (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); 810 South East Street (about 400 feet away); 702 South East Street
Left Side image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
2. Left Side
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(about 500 feet away); 902 South East Street (about 500 feet away); 914 South East Street (about 500 feet away); 705 South East Street (about 500 feet away); 901 South East Street (about 600 feet away); 1002 South East Street (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Culpeper.
 
Back of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
3. Back of Monument
Right Face image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
4. Right Face
Culpeper Minute Men Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 11, 2008
5. Culpeper Minute Men Monument
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on November 9, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,148 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on November 10, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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