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Near Middletown in Frederick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

In Honor of Joist Hite (1685-1761)

 
 
In Honor of Joist Hite (1685-1761) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
1. In Honor of Joist Hite (1685-1761) Marker
Inscription.  Pioneer settler of the Shenandoah Valley
 
Erected 1985 by His Descendants during the Hite Family Reunion.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers.
 
Location. 39° 1.254′ N, 78° 18.268′ W. Marker is near Middletown, Virginia, in Frederick County. Marker is on Belle Grove Road (Virginia Route 727) 0.2 miles south of Meadow Mills Road (Virginia Route 624), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 336 Belle Grove Rd, Middletown VA 22645, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A Rich Prize (here, next to this marker); Old Hall at Belle Grove (a few steps from this marker); Plantation Slavery (within shouting distance of this marker); Cedar Creek Battlefield and Belle Grove (within shouting distance of this marker); The Enslaved Burial Ground (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Plantation Office & Store (about 800 feet away); Battle of Cedar Creek 1864
In Honor of Joist Hite (1685-1761) Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, October 23, 2020
2. In Honor of Joist Hite (1685-1761) Marker
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Ramseur Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Middletown.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 24, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 24, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 24, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
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