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Winchester, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Original Land Grant

 
 
Original Land Grant Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
1. Original Land Grant Marker
Inscription. Original land grant patent dated 1753 from the right honorable Thomas Lord Fairfax for two lots (#82 & #83) on which was built the old log church. Now the site is the Evangelical and Reformed portion of Mt. Hebron Cemetery, property of Centenary United Church of Christ.
Dedicated May 27, 1984

 
Erected 1984.
 
Location. 39° 11.049′ N, 78° 9.609′ W. Marker is in Winchester, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Morgan Drive, on the right when traveling south on Morgan Drive. Touch for map. Located in the Centenary Reform section of the Mt. Hebron Cemetery. Entrance to the Cemetery is at the intersection of Boscawen Street and East Lane. Marker is at or near this postal address: 305 East Boscawen Street, Winchester VA 22601, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lutheran Pioneers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jacob Baker Lot And Virginia City Addition (about 400 feet away); Major General Daniel Morgan (about 400 feet away); Old Stone Presbyterian Church (about 400 feet away); Revolutionary War Soldiers in Mt. Hebron Cemetery
Centenary Section of the Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, October 5, 2008
2. Centenary Section of the Cemetery
(about 500 feet away); The Virginia Woolen Company and Lewis Jones Knitting Mill (about 500 feet away); The Early Education Of Black Students In Winchester (about 600 feet away); Dr. Taylor F. Finley (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Winchester.
 
Also see . . .  Mt. Hebron Cemetery. A history of the Cemetery. (Submitted on January 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 592 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on January 24, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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