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Stop 03: Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry Memorial

  • Cool Spring and Meeting Street
  • Fayetteville, NC 28301
  • Overview

    Established in the late 18th century, the parade ground was the site where the Fayetteville Independent Light Infantry (F.I.L.I.) company has assembled for drill since their formation in 1793. The F.I.L.I. is still North Carolina's official historic military command and ceremonies with current members still take place on these grounds. At this site, Isaac Hammond, the company's fifer and a free black man who served in the Revolutionary War, is buried.

    Hours: Daily before dusk, exterior view only.

    Next Stop: Fifer’s Grave is at the same location as the F.I.L.I. Parade Grounds and Memorial.

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