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Brig. Gen. John Minor

 
 
Brig. Gen. John Minor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 8, 2007
1. Brig. Gen. John Minor Marker
Inscription. Hazel Hill, the home of John Minor (13 May 1761 – 8 June 1816), a close friend of President James Monroe, once occupied this site. Minor served as a soldier in the American Revolution, as a colonel if the Spotsylvania County militia, and as a brigadier general of militia from 1804 through the War of 1812. Minor also was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1805 to 1807. In 1783, as a private citizen, Minor unsuccessfully urged the General Assembly to pass a bill to emancipate Virginia’s slaves.
 
Erected 1995 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number N-32.)
 
Location. 38° 17.695′ N, 77° 27.32′ W. Marker is in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Marker is on Princess Anne Street 0.1 miles south of Dixon Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Princess Anne Street, Fredericksburg VA 22401, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 10 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Sentry Box (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Rocky Lane (about 500 feet away); Fredericksburg City Dock (about 700 feet away); a different marker also named Fredericksburg City Dock
Marker and gardens next to apartments. image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 8, 2007
2. Marker and gardens next to apartments.
(about 800 feet away); a different marker also named Fredericksburg City Dock (about 800 feet away); The Slave Ship Othello (approx. 0.2 miles away); No Outlet (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Middle Passage (approx. 0.2 miles away); George Washington’s Boyhood Home at Ferry Farm (approx. 0.2 miles away); Fredericksburg's Wharves and Harbor (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fredericksburg.
 
Also see . . .  J. S. Potter's Hazel Hill (1890-1899). (Submitted on June 8, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Notable PersonsPoliticsWar of 1812War, US Revolutionary
 
Brig. Gen. John Minor Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., February 2, 2008
3. Brig. Gen. John Minor Marker
Hazel Hill Apartments (Public Housing) image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, June 8, 2007
4. Hazel Hill Apartments (Public Housing)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,786 times since then and 41 times this year. Last updated on June 10, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 8, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia.   3. submitted on February 2, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.   4. submitted on June 8, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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