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Stop 02: Fifer's Grave

  • North Cool Spring Street
  • Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • Overview

    Open to the public, daily before dusk. The fifer, Isaac Hammond, lies buried here. Hammond became the first fifer in the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry and served 30 years. He also served in the 10th NC Regiment Continental Line during the Revolutionary War. He became a barber in town and participated in politics even though blacks were not permitted to vote at the time.

    Hours: Exterior View Only. Open to the public, daily before dusk.

    Next Stop: Evans Metropolitan A.M.E. Zion Church is on your left a few yards from Fifer’s Grave.

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