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Stop 04: 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 (F.I.L.I.) 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: Daily before dusk, exterior view only.

    Next Stop: Continue on North Cool Spring Street toward Person Street. Make first right out of roundabout on Person Street. Continue on Person Street until you reach the corner of Person and Bow Streets.

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