Peter Francisco

Peter Francisco (HMLWC)

Location: Hopewell, VA 23860
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 18.243', W 77° 17.25'

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Abandoned on the wharf at City
Point, now Hopewell, in 1765, he was
taken as a small boy to Buckingham
County, where he grew to gigantic
size. Enlisting at 16 he served
under Washington with distinction
in the North. Later in the South
he became a hero of the Revolution
at such battles as Camden and
Guilford Courthouse. His feats of
strength were legendary and he
served Virginia well until his
death in 1831.

Erected in his memory by
the Commonwealth of Virginia
and
the James River Branch, APVA.
1973
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HM NumberHMLWC
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Year Placed1973
Placed ByCommonwealth of Virginia and the James River Branch, APVA
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, September 8th, 2014 at 11:35pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 297266 N 4131055
Decimal Degrees37.30405000, -77.28750000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 18.243', W 77° 17.25'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 18' 14.58" N, 77° 17' 15.00" W
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Area Code(s)804
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 300-398 N Main St, Hopewell VA 23860, US
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