Falmouth in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Hunter’s Iron Works
Erected 2002 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number E-116.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson series list.
Location. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fredericksburg VA 22405, 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. Falmouth (approx. 0.4 miles away); Water Supply Methods (approx. one mile away); A Family Memorial (approx. one mile away); Welcome To Our Trails (approx. 1.1 miles away); A Working Farm (approx. 1.1 miles away); Gari Melchers and his wife Corinne (approx. 1.1 miles away); Caretaker Cottage (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Rappahannock River Runs Free Once More (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falmouth.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. A marker at James Hunter's Grave
1. James Hunter is buried at Falmouth Union Church Cemetery, in Falmouth, Va.
James Hunter was the owner and operator of the Hunter Iron Works at Falmouth, which provided the overwhelming majority of muskets and iron cooking implements for the Virginia troops in the Revolutionary War. He produced: muskets, rifles, bayonets, swords, pistols, and large-bore
— Submitted September 26, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,250 times since then and 330 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Remains of the Colonial-era dam and millrace that were uncovered after this marker was placed • Can you help?