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Near Crayon in Champaign County, Ohio — The American Midwest (Great Lakes)
 

Richard Stanhope

General George Washington’s Valet

 
 
Richard Stanhope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 7, 2017
1. Richard Stanhope Marker
close up of bronze plaque
Inscription.
(bronze plaque)
Richard Stanhope
(Stanup)
Free black man and landowner
Settler in Madison County, Ohio
on Virginia Military land
resident of Concord Township
Champaign County, Ohio
Died September 1862
Buried in Concord Township
Champaign County, Ohio

(stone)
Valet during the American
Revolution and faithful
chief of servants for
General George Washington
at Mt. Vernon
born Fredericksburg, Virginia March 1, 1748 died near Urbana, Ohio September 20, 1862
 
Erected 2008 by Urbana Chapter DAR, LaGonda Chapter DAR, Martha Devotion Huntington Chapter DAR.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 40° 11.844′ N, 83° 51.538′ W. Marker is near Crayon, Ohio, in Champaign County. Marker is at the intersection of Ohio Route 29 and Ohio Route 560, on the left when traveling west on State Route 29. Touch for map. Marker is in Johnson Cemetery, behind Bates Equipment Sales LLC 5531 W State Route 29, Urbana, OH 43078. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5531 W State Route 29, Urbana OH 43078, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
Richard Stanhope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 7, 2017
2. Richard Stanhope Marker
close up of stone
At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Asa B. Bukroker (approx. 5.3 miles away); Kiser Lake (approx. 5½ miles away); Rosewood Veterans Memorial (approx. 5½ miles away); A. B. Graham (approx. 5.9 miles away); Harvey Haddix (approx. 6.1 miles away); West Liberty / Glover Hall (approx. 6.7 miles away); Sherman M. Ricketts (approx. 6.7 miles away); Hull's Trace (approx. 6.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary
 
Richard Stanhope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 7, 2017
3. Richard Stanhope Marker
full view of monuments
Richard Stanhope Marker image. Click for full size.
By Rev. Ronald Irick, August 7, 2017
4. Richard Stanhope Marker
marker can barely be seen over green sign. Looking south from driveway off St Rt 29
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 9, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. This page has been viewed 109 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Rev. Ronald Irick of West Liberty, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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