Colonel John Banister

Colonel John Banister (HMCHL)

Location: Sutherland, VA 23885 Dinwiddie County
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N 37° 11.7', W 77° 35.183'

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One mile to the south is the site of Hatcher's Run Plantation and the grave site of Col. John Banister (D. 1787), first mayor of Petersburg and prosperous entrepreneur. Banister represented Dinwiddie County in the House of Burgesses (1765-1775) and the conventions of 1775 and 1776. He was a member of the Continental Congress, a framer and signer of the Articles of Confederation, and a cavalry officer during the Revolution.
Marker NumberK 308
Year Placed1976
Placed ByVirginia Historic Landmarks Commission
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 10:59am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 270441 N 4119638
Decimal Degrees37.19500000, -77.58638333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 11.7', W 77° 35.183'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 11' 42.00" N, 77° 35' 10.98" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 18416 Cox Rd, Sutherland VA 23885, US
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