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Falmouth in Stafford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

James Hunter

Patriot

 

— 1721 - 1785 —

 
James Hunter Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 28, 2010
1. James Hunter Marker
Inscription.  Owner of the famed Hunter Iron Works in Stafford County, which manufactured most of the camp utensils and weapons for the Virginia forces during the Revolutionary War.

A true patriot, he received little, if any, compensation.
 
Erected by Virginia Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommercePatriots & PatriotismWar, US Revolutionary. In addition, it is included in the Sons of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 38° 19.353′ N, 77° 27.96′ W. Marker is in Falmouth, Virginia, in Stafford County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Butler Road (Virginia Route 218) and Colonial Avenue. 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 walking distance of this marker. Hobby School (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Forlorn Hope (about 300 feet away); A Sad Duty to Perform (about 300 feet away); On this site in 1862...
James Hunter Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 28, 2010
2. James Hunter Grave Marker
Patriot
b. Scotland, 1721
d. Falmouth, 1785
(about 600 feet away); Shelton Cottage (about 700 feet away); Moncure Daniel Conway (about 700 feet away); Anthony Burns (about 700 feet away); Conway House (about 800 feet 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. The Hunter’s Iron Works Marker
 
James Hunter Grave and Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., June 28, 2010
3. James Hunter Grave and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 29, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 867 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 29, 2010, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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