John Pratt Hungerford

John Pratt Hungerford (HM210Q)

Location: Colonial Beach, VA 22443 Westmoreland County
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N 38° 6.691', W 77° 0.295'

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(1761-1833)

John Pratt Hungerford, born nearby, was an
officer in the Revolutionary War and the War of
1812. He represented this area in the Virginia
General Assembly for many years and served in
the United States House of Representatives during
the 1810s. As a brigadter general in the Virginta
militia, he defended the Northern Neck during
repeated British raids in the summer of 1814.
Militiamen under his command attempted to
destroy British naval ships carrying looted goods
away from Alexandria on the Potomac River in
Sept. 1814. Hungerford died on 21 Dec. 1833 at
Twiford, his nearby plantation, and is buried one mile east of here.
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HM NumberHM210Q
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Year Placed2017
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017 at 1:01pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 324231 N 4220086
Decimal Degrees38.11151667, -77.00491667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 6.691', W 77° 0.295'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 6' 41.46" N, 77° 0' 17.7" W
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Area Code(s)804
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2195 Leedstown Rd, Colonial Beach VA 22443, US
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