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Near Finleyville in Washington County, Pennsylvania — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Captain James McFarlane

 
 
Captain James McFarlane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 3, 2022
1. Captain James McFarlane Marker
Inscription.  
Here lies the body of
CAPTAIN JAMES McFARLANE
of Washington, PA.
He departed this life July 17, 1794 aged 43
He served through the War with undaunted courage in defense of American Independence against the lawless and despotic encroachments of Great Britain. He fell at last by the hands of an unprincipled villain in support of what he supposed to be the rights of his country, much lamented by a numerous and respectable circle of acquaintances.
 
Erected 1934 by Monongahela Valley Chapter Daughters the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesPatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical date for this entry is July 17, 1794.
 
Location. 40° 13.777′ N, 79° 59.784′ W. Marker is near Finleyville, Pennsylvania, in Washington County. Marker can be reached from Mingo Church Road west of Pennsylvania Route 88, on the left when
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traveling west. Marker is located at Stop 4 of the Mingo Cemetery Walking Tour. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 561 Mingo Church Road, Finleyville PA 15332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. Saml. Ralston D.D. (here, next to this marker); Revolutionary War Soldiers (within shouting distance of this marker); Headstones of American History - The Whiskey Rebellion (within shouting distance of this marker); "Mingo Creek Meeting House" (within shouting distance of this marker); Old Oak Tree Statue (within shouting distance of this marker); Mingo Creek Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Cincinnati Mine Disaster (approx. 0.2 miles away); Honor Roll (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Finleyville.
 
Captain James McFarlane Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 3, 2022
2. Captain James McFarlane Marker
Additional Marker at This Location image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, September 3, 2022
3. Additional Marker at This Location
Revolutionary Soldier
1775 • 1783
Placed by the
Monongahela Valley
Chapter D.A.R.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2022. It was originally submitted on September 3, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. This page has been viewed 133 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 4, 2022, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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