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Near Warrenton in Warren County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Jethro Sumner

1733 - 1786

 
 
Jethro Sumner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 27, 2021
1. Jethro Sumner Marker
Inscription.  Brigadier general in the Revolution. Commanded N.C. forces from 1781. A planter, he operated a tavern near here.
 
Erected 2005 by North Carolina Office of Archives and History. (Marker Number E-17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the North Carolina Division of Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1781.
 
Location. 36° 18.284′ N, 78° 13.245′ W. Marker is near Warrenton, North Carolina, in Warren County. Marker is on U.S. 401, 0.1 miles south of Sulphur Springs Road, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2513 US-401, Warrenton NC 27589, 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. Annie Carter Lee (approx. 1.6 miles away); Bute County (approx. 1.7 miles away); Shocco Springs (approx. 2.2 miles away); PCB Protests (approx. 2.3 miles away); "Bridle Creek" (approx. 3.9 miles
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away); John Watson House (approx. 4.6 miles away); John White (approx. 7.1 miles away); Benjamin Hawkins (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Warrenton.
 
Jethro Sumner Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), August 27, 2021
2. Jethro Sumner Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 29, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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