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Pritchard in Wayne County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave

Samuel Hatton

 
 
Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 23, 2021
1. Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave Marker
Inscription.  Samuel Hatton (1759-1839) is buried nearby. From March 1, 1777, to September 6, 1780, he served in the 1st Virginia State Regiment and was at Yorktown with General Washington. Received grant of 100 acres at Round Bottom (Prichard). Came here circa 1810. Progenitor of Wayne County Hatton-Hatten families.
 
Erected 2008 by Wayne County Historical & Genealogical Society, and West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is March 1, 1777.
 
Location. 38° 14.101′ N, 82° 35.899′ W. Marker is in Pritchard, West Virginia, in Wayne County. Marker is on U.S. 52 near Burke Hollow Road (Local Route 252/15), on the right when traveling south. It is on the southbound lanes of the divided highway, in front of the exit sign for Pritchard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Prichard WV 25555, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Giant Cooling Tower
Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 23, 2021
2. Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave Marker
Did you immediately see it in this photo? I passed it the first time, saw it from the northbound lanes on the return, and spotted in on the second try southbound.
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(approx. 4½ miles away in Kentucky); Sandy Furnace / Iron Made in Kentucky (approx. 5.8 miles away in Kentucky); a different marker also named Revolutionary War Soldier’s Grave (approx. 8 miles away); Fort Gay (approx. 8.2 miles away); The Fort Gay Lock and Dam (approx. 8.2 miles away); Fort Gay Toll Bridge (approx. 8.2 miles away); Vancouver’s Fort (approx. 8.2 miles away in Kentucky); County Named, 1821 (approx. 8.3 miles away in Kentucky).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on July 30, 2021. It was originally submitted on July 30, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 41 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 30, 2021, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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