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Harpers Ferry in Jefferson County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Revolutionary War Soldier

 
 
William Broadus Marker image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 9, 2017
1. William Broadus Marker
Inscription.
Revolutionary War Soldier
William Broadus
Born 1755
Died October 5, 1830
Lieutenant in the First Virginia Regiment
Commanded by Colonel George Gibson
Marker placed by
General Adam Stephen Chapter, NSSAR
and
Virginia Society, NSSAR
April 29, 2017

 
Erected 2017.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Sons of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 39° 19.383′ N, 77° 44.033′ W. Marker is in Harpers Ferry, West Virginia, in Jefferson County. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Fillmore Street and York Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Harpers Ferry WV 25425, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Nathan Cook Brackett (within shouting distance of this marker); Harper Cemetery (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jefferson Rock (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Jefferson Rock (about 400 feet away); Shenandoah Canal (about 400 feet away); Virginius Island Trail (about 500 feet away); Lockwood House (about 600 feet away); Riley House (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Harpers Ferry.
 
More about this marker.
Willaim Broadus gravesite image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 9, 2017
2. Willaim Broadus gravesite
The headstone seems to be under repair.
Marker is inside the Harper Cemetery.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Revolutionary
 
Harper Cemetery gates image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 9, 2017
3. Harper Cemetery gates
View from the headstone image. Click for full size.
By Larry Gertner, May 9, 2017
4. View from the headstone
Looking towards Harpers Ferry.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. This page has been viewed 65 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 16, 2017, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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