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Near Abbeville in Henry County, Alabama — The American South (East South Central)
 

A Revolutionary Soldier

 
 
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By James L.Whitman, February 17, 2021
1. A Revolutionary Soldier Marker
Inscription.  In Memory of Rev. Nathan "Father" Grantham, born May 29, 1751, in South Carolina. He served two terms South Carolina Volunteers during the Revolutionary War. As a circuit riding Methodist Minister, he served the Liberty Chapel Methodist Church, located on Liberty Creek in Northeast Henry County - Church later moved to this location - He died May 6, 1839, and was buried in the Liberty Chapel Cemetery.
 
Erected by the Henry County Historical Group,Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary.
 
Location. 31° 40.864′ N, 85° 12.148′ W. Marker is near Abbeville, Alabama, in Henry County. Marker can be reached from County Road 92 0.2 miles north of State Route 95. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 341 Co Rd 92, Abbeville AL 36310, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Liberty United Methodist Church / Hilliardsville (within shouting distance of this marker); Indian Treaty Boundary Line (approx. 2.6 miles away); a different
A Revolutionary Soldier Marker image. Click for full size.
By James L.Whitman, February 17, 2021
2. A Revolutionary Soldier Marker
marker also named Indian Treaty Boundary Line (approx. 3.1 miles away); Lawrenceville / Lawrenceville Academy (approx. 4.2 miles away); New Lowell United Methodist Church / New Lowell School (approx. 7.3 miles away in Georgia); Abbeville/Seven Flags and an Arrow Over Abbeville (approx. 8.1 miles away); In Honor of William Calvin Oates (approx. 8.1 miles away); A County Older Than the State (approx. 8.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abbeville.
 
More about this marker. Located at back of the church, near the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on February 18, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. This page has been viewed 42 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on February 18, 2021, by James L.Whitman of Eufaula, Alabama. • Mark Hilton was the editor who published this page.
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