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This category will identify the graves of "Patriots" of the American Revolution. This category is intended to identify graves of those who supported our struggle for independance in a non-military capacity.
Expanded Description:
"Patriots" as defined by the SAR:
Signer of the Declaration of Independence

Member of any of the Continental Congresses

One who rendered material aid, such as
furnishing supplies with or without remuneration
lending money to the Colonies, munitions makers, and gunsmiths
any other material aid which furthered the Cause

Members of the
Boston Tea Party
Kaskaskia Campaign
Galvez Expedition
Cherokee Expedition
Edenton Tea Party

Defenders of forts and frontiers; rangers.

Non-military prisoners of war, including those on the British ship "Old Jersey," and other prison ships.

Physician, surgeon, nurse, or others rendering aid to the wounded.

Civil service under the Colonies from April 19, 1775, to November 26, 1783, inclusive

Member of committees made necessary by the war, such as
Committee of Correspondence
Committee of Inspection and Safety
Committee to care for soldiers' families
or any other Committees which furthered the cause of the Colonies from six months before the Battle of Point Pleasant.

Any pledge to support the cause of the Colonies, such as signing the
Oath of Fidelity and Support
Oath of Allegiance
Articles of Association
Association Test

Signers of
the Mecklenburg Declaration, 1775
the Albemarle, Virginia, Declaration
and similar declarations.

Signers of petitions addressed to and recognizing the authority of the provisional and new state governments.

Persons accepting obligations or acting under direction of the provisional and new state governments, such as persons directed to hold elections, to oversee road construction, to collect provisions, etc.

Ministers known to be in sympathy with the Colonies, either by sermon, speech, or action.

...otherwise any civilian who put themselves in harm's way by supporting the struggle for independence.
Instructions for Posting a American Revolution Patriot Graves Waymark:
Please provide an ORIGINAL photo, and historical significance/background of the Patriot. Please do NOT include yourself or GPSr in the photo. We hope that you will share these photos and coordinates with your local organizations of specific interest such as the SAR, DAR, etc.
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Post an origional photo of the specific grave in question. Feel free to photograph new angles or apsects of the site. Include any history not included in the inital waymark.
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American Revolution Patriot GravesJohn Banning - Christ Church Cemetery - Dover, Delaware

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Revolutionary War Patriot and member of the Committee of Correspondence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 10/3/2014

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesArthur Middleton - Charleston, South Carolina

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Arthur Middleton (June 26, 1742 – January 1, 1787), of Charleston, South Carolina, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence. He is buried on the grounds of the family estate at Middleton Place outside Charleston, South Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: South Carolina

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesWilliam Few, Jr. - Augusta, Georgia

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William Few, Jr. (June 8, 1748 – July 16, 1828) was an American politician, a farmer, a businessman and a Founding Father of the United States. William was one of Georgia's signers of the United State Constitution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Georgia

date approved: 5/15/2014

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesRobert Treat Paine - Granary Burying Ground - Boston, MA

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Robert Treat Paine was a lawyer and politician from Massachusetts, best known as a signer of the Declaration of Independence as a representative of Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Chasing Blue Sky

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/28/2013

last visited: 7/20/2014

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American Revolution Patriot GravesFrancis Lewis - Trinity Church Cemetery - New York, NY, USA

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Francis Lewis was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: New York

date approved: 7/22/2013

last visited: 4/25/2014

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American Revolution Patriot GravesRobert Newman - Boston, MA

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Robert Newman hung lanterns on the Old North Church's steeple on April 18, 1775, part of a warning signal devised by Paul Revere during the Battles of Lexington and Concord. One if by land, two if by sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/20/2013

last visited: 5/9/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesJoseph Roby - Brockport, NY

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High Street Cemetery, Brockport, NY An officer of the revolution, and member of the Boston Tea Party.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Grave Walker

location: New York

date approved: 7/30/2012

last visited: 11/10/2012

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American Revolution Patriot GravesWilliam Whipple - Portsmouth, NH

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One of the greatest of American patriots, William Whipple was three times a member of the Continental Congress, signer of the Declaration of Independence, distinguished general of the Revolutionary War, and respected judge and citizen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: New Hampshire

date approved: 4/11/2012

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesSamuel Adams - Boston, MA

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Called by some the "Father of the American Revolution," Samuel Adams played a number of key roles leading up to the war, including influencing and signing the Declaration of Independence, and afterward as Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member silverquill

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/25/2012

last visited: 7/20/2014

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American Revolution Patriot GravesWilliam Dawes, Jr., One of the Riders with Paul Revere - Boston, MA

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In the King's Chapel Burying Ground is buried William Dawes, Jr., who was one of the other riders that warned the countryside on April 18, 1775 that the British were on the move.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 3/15/2012

last visited: 4/1/2012

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American Revolution Patriot GravesSarah Franklin Bache - Philadelphia, PA

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This American Patriot helped raise money for the Continental Army during the War of Independence. Buried at Christ Church Burial Ground.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesWilliam Henry Drayton - Philadelphia, PA

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Somewhere at the old western entrance to the Christ Church Cemetery is the remains of William Henry Drayton, a South Carolina patriot. Find the sign and you are a stone's throw from his grave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesFrancis Hopkinson - Philadelphia, PA

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Here, at Christ Church Burial Ground lies the remains of five signers of the Declaration of Independence. Hopkinson was one of those signers. His grave is marked by a recent plaque which recreates the original epithet, now, barely legible.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/27/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesPeter DeHaven - Philadelphia, PA

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Here at Christ Church Burial Ground lies the remains of a true American patriot who provided much needed supplies for American troops during the American Revolution.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/25/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesDr. Benjamin Rush - Philadelphia, PA

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Dr. Rush is buried at Christ Church Burial Ground. Rush was a physician, social reformer, Treasurer of the U.S. Mint, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, founder of Dickinson College, & known as the "The Father of American Psychiatry".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/25/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesGeorge Ross - Philadelphia, PA

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The grave of George Ross is located @ Christ Church Burial Ground in Philadelphia. He is buried next to another patriot & fellow Declaration signer, Joseph Hewes, which is directly to the left of his marker. There are 3 other signers here as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesJoseph Hewes - Philadelphia, PA

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The grave of Joseph Hewes is located at Christ Church Burial Ground in Old City Philadelphia. He is buried next to another patriot and fellow Declaration signer, George Ross.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/23/2011

last visited: 9/23/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesHendrick Fisher - South Bound Brook, NJ

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Hendrick Fisher was a significant figure in the Revolutionary period and considered an "Enemy of the Crown"...a status not earned by the run-of-the-mill revolutionaries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 10/1/2011

last visited: 6/13/2012

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American Revolution Patriot GravesThomas Tindall - Edwardsville, Illinois

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Grave of Revolutionary War patriot at the Lusk Memorial Cemetery in Edwardsville, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Illinois

date approved: 9/3/2011

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesEdward Rutledge - St. Philip's Cemetery - Charleston, SC

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Edward Rutledge, youngest signer of the United States Declaration of Independence, Governor of SC., is buried in St. Philip’s Cemetery on Church Street, Charleston, SC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: South Carolina

date approved: 3/30/2011

last visited: 10/5/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesCharles Francois Marionneaux - Plaquemine, LA

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Located in the St. John Catholic Church Cemetery, this site is located at the main gate entrance on Main St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 2/21/2011

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesMary Ludwig Hayes McCauley - "Molly Pitcher" - Carlisle, Pennsylvania

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MOLLY McCAULY, Renowned in history as MOLLY PITCHER, The Heroine of Monmouth, died Jan 1833, aged 79 years. Erected by the Citizens of Cumberland County, July 4, 1876

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member GT.US

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/20/2010

last visited: 10/8/2011

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American Revolution Patriot GravesJames Madison - Orange County VA

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James Madison, a founding father of the country and grandfather of the Constitution, is buried at Montpelier.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/25/2010

last visited: 7/14/2013

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American Revolution Patriot GravesJames Hunter - Falmouth VA

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As the owner of the Hunter's Iron Works, James supplied the Continental Army and Navy with weapons, equipment, and camp implements.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member La de Boheme

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/25/2009

last visited: never

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American Revolution Patriot GravesThomas McKean - Philadelphia, PA

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Thomas McKean, signer of the Declaration of Independence as well as many other Patriots, are buried here @ Laurel Hill Cemetery, an NRHP site. Originally, he was buried in the First Presbyterian Church Cemetery & later moved to Laurel Hill in 1843.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/27/2009

last visited: never

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