Josiah Parker

Josiah Parker (HMO1H)

Location: Carrollton, VA 23314 Isle of Wight County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 56.782', W 76° 33.601'

  • 0 likes
  • 0 check ins
  • 0 favorites
  • 146 views
Inscription

(Macclesfield)

Col. Josiah Parker (1751-1810) served in the Revolutionary War in the 5th Virginia Regiment from Aug. 1776 until July 1778 when he resigned his commission. Parker distinguished himself at the Battle of Trenton (25-26 Dec. 1776), the Battle of Princeton (3 Jan. 1777), and the Battle of Brandywine (9-11 Sept. 1777), and was commended by Gen. George Washington. In 1781 Parker commanded the Virginia militia south of the James River. After the war, he served as a representative to Congress from 1789 to 1801. Nearby stood his home Macclesfield where he is buried.
Details
HM NumberHMO1H
Tags
Marker NumberK 247
Year Placed2000
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 9:30am PDT -07:00
Pictures
Sorry, but we don't have a picture of this historical marker yet. If you have a picture, please share it with us. It's simple to do. 1) Become a member. 2) Adopt this historical marker listing. 3) Upload the picture.
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 361093 N 4090059
Decimal Degrees36.94636667, -76.56001667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 56.782', W 76° 33.601'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 56' 46.92" N, 76° 33' 36.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 14121-14161 State Rte 670, Carrollton VA 23314, US
Alternative Maps Google Maps, MapQuest, Bing Maps, Yahoo Maps, MSR Maps, OpenCycleMap, MyTopo Maps, OpenStreetMap

Is this marker missing? Are the coordinates wrong? Do you have additional information that you would like to share with us? If so, check in.

Check Ins  check in   |    all

Have you seen this marker? If so, check in and tell us about it.

Comments 0 comments

Maintenance Issues
  1. Is this marker part of a series?
  2. What historical period does the marker represent?
  3. What historical place does the marker represent?
  4. What type of marker is it?
  5. What class is the marker?
  6. What style is the marker?
  7. This marker needs at least one picture.
  8. Can this marker be seen from the road?
  9. Is the marker in the median?