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Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Tinner Hill Monument

 
 
Left Side Plaque of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 16, 2007
1. Left Side Plaque of Monument
Inscription.  
This monument commemorates the inhabitants of the Tinner Hill area who risked their livelihoods and their lives to defend the principles of the U.S. Bill of Rights.

Constructed by the
Tinner Hill Heritage Foundation
Dedicated June 5, 1999


President - Edwin Bancroft Henderson, II
Project Director - David Eckert
Designer - John Ballou
Engineer - Guy Razzi
Architect - Mark Coupard
State Sponsor - Delegate Robert Hull

Funded by a Commonwealth of Virginia Grant, the Wollenbert Foundation, individual donations, the donation of land from International Motors and the City of Falls Church.
 
Topics. This historical marker monument is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansCivil Rights. A significant historical date for this entry is June 5, 1724.
 
Location. 38° 52.782′ N, 77° 10.604′ W. Marker is in Falls Church, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street / Lee Highway (U.S. 29) and Tinner Hill Street, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street / Lee Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Falls Church VA 22046, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance
N.A.A.C.P.'s First Rural Branch Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, June 7, 2020
2. N.A.A.C.P.'s First Rural Branch Marker
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this page online
of this marker. N.A.A.C.P.'s First Rural Branch (here, next to this marker); Joseph Tinner (here, next to this marker); Dr. Edwin Bancroft Henderson (here, next to this marker); Tinner Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); The Tinner Hill Historic Site (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Tinner Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); Henderson House (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Galloway Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
 
Tinner Hill Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 16, 2007
3. Tinner Hill Monument
A Target has been built behind the memorial since this photo was taken.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,766 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on December 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on June 7, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   3. submitted on December 15, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.

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