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Hurt in Pittsylvania County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Clement Hill

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2017
1. Clement Hill Marker
Inscription. The house on the hill three hundred yards to the west was the home of Captain Benjamin Clement, who was one of the first makers of gunpowder in Virginia, 1775. The land grant was made in 1741.
 
Erected 1929 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number L-32.)
 
Location. 37° 6.146′ N, 79° 18.103′ W. Marker is in Hurt, Virginia, in Pittsylvania County. Marker is on Main Street (Business U.S. 29) south of West Hurt Road, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. It is at the post office. Marker is at or near this postal address: 201 Main St, Hurt VA 24563, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 7 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Origin of Lynch Law (approx. 2.6 miles away); Hickey's Road (approx. 12.4 miles away); New London (approx. 13.9 miles away); Callaway–Steptoe Cemetery (approx. 14 miles away); New London Academy (approx. 14.1 miles away); a different marker also named New London Academy (approx. 14.1 miles away); Old Rustburg (approx. 16.4 miles away).
 
Regarding Clement Hill. John L. Hurt, the founder of Hurt, purchased this house from the Clement family.
 
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Clement Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2017
2. Clement Hill Marker
John L. Hurt, Jr. Monument image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 8, 2017
3. John L. Hurt, Jr. Monument
“In honor of John L. Hurt, Jr., April 23, 1887 — September 1, 1964. A man of bold determination and enterprising spirit. Donated by W. Earl Allen.” This monument is located at Main Street and West Hurt Road, at 37 06' 09.7" N, 79 18' 00.1" W
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 19, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 16, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 121 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 16, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
 
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