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Near Scotland Neck in Halifax County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Whitmel Hill

 
 
Whitmel Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
1. Whitmel Hill Marker
Inscription. Colonel in Revolution. Member of Continental Congress, 1778-1781; of Provincial Congresses; and of state legislature. Grave 125 yds. S.E.
 
Erected 1951 by North Carolina Archives and Highway Departments. (Marker Number E-48.)
 
Location. 36° 8.878′ N, 77° 24.996′ W. Marker is near Scotland Neck, North Carolina, in Halifax County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 258) 0.1 miles north of Mary Chapel Road (County Road 1117). Touch for map. The marker is located at the driveway to Old Trinity Episcopal Church. Marker is in this post office area: Scotland Neck NC 27874, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trinity Church (a few steps from this marker); W. W. Kitchin (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Claude Kitchin (approx. 0.6 miles away); Gallberry (approx. 1.4 miles away); Ram Albemarle (approx. 4 miles away); Roanoke River (approx. 4.6 miles away); a different marker also named Roanoke River (approx. 4.7 miles away); Tillery Resettlement (approx. 8.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Scotland Neck.
 
Also see . . .  Biographical Directory of the United States Congress - Hill, Whitmell, (1743 - 1797)
Wide view of the Whitmel Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
2. Wide view of the Whitmel Hill Marker
. (Submitted on May 27, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable PersonsPoliticsWar, US Revolutionary
 
The grave site of Whitmel Hill image. Click for full size.
By Paul Crumlish, May 6, 2010
3. The grave site of Whitmel Hill
Located in the nearby Old Trinity Episcopal Church graveyard. He was reinterred from the family cemetery, at Hill's Ferry in Martin County, in 1887.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 695 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2010, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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