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Soldier John Grisby

 
 
Soldier John Grisby Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Soldier John Grisby Marker
Inscription.  Patriarch of 7 Hills Houses of Rockbridge. 1st buried at Falling Spring Church 1794
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 57.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1794.
 
Location. 37° 47.038′ N, 79° 26.584′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just south of East Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 S Main St, Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Zachariah Johnston (a few steps from this marker); Michael Miley (a few steps from this marker); Edward Tarr (a few steps from this marker); Mike Seeger (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jefferson (a few steps from this marker); Mary McD. Greenlee
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(a few steps from this marker); The David T. Grist Headquarters Building (within shouting distance of this marker); Lot One-Lexington (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 26 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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