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Sutherland in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Colonel John Banister

 
 
Colonel John Banister Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
1. Colonel John Banister Marker
Inscription.  One mile to the south is the site of Hatcher's Run Plantation and the grave site of Col. John Banister (D. 1787), first mayor of Petersburg and prosperous entrepreneur. Banister represented Dinwiddie County in the House of Burgesses (1765-1775) and the conventions of 1775 and 1776. He was a member of the Continental Congress, a framer and signer of the Articles of Confederation, and a cavalry officer during the Revolution.
 
Erected 1976 by Virginia Historic Landmarks Commission. (Marker Number K-308.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureColonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. This marker has been replaced by another marker nearby. It was located near 37° 11.7′ N, 77° 35.183′ W. Marker was in Sutherland, Virginia, in Dinwiddie
Cox Road (facing east) image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 10, 2009
2. Cox Road (facing east)
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County. Marker was on Cox Road (U.S. 460) 0.8 miles east of Tranquility Lane, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker was in this post office area: Sutherland VA 23885, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Col. John Banister (here, next to this marker); Rocky Branch School (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Battle of Sutherland (approx. 1.2 miles away); Sutherland Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Sutherland Station (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fork Inn (approx. 1.2 miles away); Engagement at Sutherland Station (approx. 1.3 miles away); Appomattox Campaign (Sutherland Station) (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sutherland.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. New Marker At This Location titled "Col. John Banister".
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,094 times since then and 40 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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Jul. 7, 2022