Fall Hill Mansion

Photo of the Fall Hill Historic Highway Marker in Fredericksburg, Virginia
E-498B Fall Hill

“On the heights one mile to the west, the home of the Thorntons from about 1736. Francis Thornton 2nd was a justice, a Burgess 1744-45, and Lieut. -Colonel of his Majesty’s militia for Spotsylvania County. He and two of his brothers married three Gregory sisters, first cousins of George Washington. “Fall Hill” is still (1950) owned and occupied by direct Thornton descendants.” The home remained in the Thornton family until 1999.

Photo of the Fall Hill Mansion Fredericksburg, Virginia
Fall Hill Mansion