VA-E49B Fall Hill

Marker text: "FALL HILL"

On the heights one mile to the west, the home of the Thorntons from about 1786. Francis Thornton 2nd was a Justice, A Burgess 1744-45, and Lieut.-Colonel of His Majesty's Militia for Spotsylvania County. He and two of his brothers married three Gregory sisters, first cousins of George Washington. "Fall Hill" is still (1950) owned and occupied by direct Thornton descendants.

Virginia Conservation Commission, 1950

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