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Colonel John Banister

Cox Rd E, VA , USA

Latitude & Longitude: 37° 11' 42.002268", -77° 35' 10.975308"
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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.

Last updated: 2/14/2015 15:17:00
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