Richard Stanhope

Richard Stanhope (HM20KM)

Location: Urbana, OH 43078 Champaign County
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Country: United States of America
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N 40° 11.844', W 83° 51.538'

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General George Washington's Valet

(bronze plaque)
Richard Stanhope
Free black man and landowner
Settler in Madison County, Ohio
on Virginia Military land
resident of Concord Township
Champaign County, Ohio
Died September 1862
Buried in Concord Township
Champaign County, Ohio


Valet during the American
Revolution and faithful
chief of servants for
General George Washington
at Mt. Vernon

born Fredericksburg, Virginia
March 1, 1748
died near Urbana, Ohio
September 20, 1862
HM NumberHM20KM
Year Placed2008
Placed ByUrbana Chapter DAR, LaGonda Chapter DAR, Martha Devotion Huntington Chapter DAR
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, August 9th, 2017 at 7:01am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 256646 N 4453587
Decimal Degrees40.19740000, -83.85896667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 11.844', W 83° 51.538'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 11' 50.64" N, 83° 51' 32.28" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)937
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 5562 OH-29, Urbana OH 43078, US
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