Falls Church, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Tinner Hill Monument
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.
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 and monument is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil 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 N.A.A.C.P.'s First Rural Branch (here, next to this marker); The First Modern Schools (here, next to this marker); Joseph Tinner (here, next to this marker); Dr. Edwin Bancroft Henderson (here, next to this marker); 1961 (here, next to this marker); 1997 (here, next to this marker); Today (2016) (here, next to this marker); Falls Church Honors (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Falls Church.
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 1,903 times since then and 47 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.