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Brig Gen John Minor N-32 | Marker History

Brig Gen John Minor Marker, N-32

Hazel Hill, the home of John Minor (13 May 1761-8 June 1816), a close friend of President James Monroe, once occupied this site. Minor served as a soldier in the American Revolution, as a colonel of the Spotsylvania County militia, and as a brigadier general of militia from 1804 through the War of 1812. Minor also was a member of the Virginia House of Delegates from 1805 to 1807. In 1783, as a private citizen, Minor unsuccessfully urged the General Assembly to pass a bill to emancipate Virginia's slaves.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1995
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Fredericksburg
Physical Description of Location: Fredericksburg, VA 22401. Located on Princess Anne Street, less than 1/5 of a mile south of the intersection of Princess Anne Street and Dixon Street. Marker is on the right when traveling south on Princess Anne Street.
GPS Location: 38.2947715120,-77.4553175950
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