Dr. William Fleming

Dr. William Fleming (HM1YKA)

Location: Roanoke, VA 24012
Country: United States of America

N 37° 18.38', W 79° 55.626'

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Born in Scotland in 1728, William Fleming came to Virginia in 1751, and practiced medicine in Staunton before moving with his wife, Nancy Christian Fleming, to Belmont here on Tinker Creek in 1768. Fleming led Botetourt County militiamen and was wounded at the Battle of Point Pleasant in 1774. He served as acting governor of Virginia in 1781 and a delegate to the Virginia Constitutional Convention in 1788. After the Revolutionary War, he practiced medicine throughout the Roanoke Valley. He died in 1795 and is buried beside his wife on a hill just east of here.
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HM NumberHM1YKA
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Year Placed2007
Placed ByVirginia Department of Natural Resources
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Date Added Monday, May 29th, 2017 at 1:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 595079 N 4129395
Decimal Degrees37.30633333, -79.92710000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.38', W 79° 55.626'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 22.8" N, 79° 55' 37.56" W
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Area Code(s)540
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Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3346-3398 Hollins Rd NE, Roanoke VA 24012, US
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