"Fall Hill"

"Fall Hill" (HM2U6)

Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22401
Country: United States of America

N 38° 18.845', W 77° 28.509'

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On the heights one mile to the west, the home of the Thorntons from about 1736. Francis Thornton 2nd was a Justice, a Burgess 1744-45, and Lieut.-Colonel of his Majesty's militia for Spotsylvania County. He and two of his brothers married three Gregory sisters, first cousins of George Washington. "Fall Hill" is still (1950) owned and occupied by direct Thornton descendants.
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HM NumberHM2U6
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Marker NumberE-49B
Year Placed1950
Placed ByVirginia Conservation Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, October 17th, 2014 at 4:12am PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 283602 N 4243562
Decimal Degrees38.31408333, -77.47515000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 18.845', W 77° 28.509'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 18' 50.70" N, 77° 28' 30.54" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 507-513 U.S. 1, Fredericksburg VA 22401, US
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