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STOP 02: Fifer's Grave

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

    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 African-Americans were not permitted to vote at the time.

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

    Next Stop: Continue on North Cool Springs Street. Cross Creek Cemetery is on your right.

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