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John Strode

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John Strode was an iron and arms manufacturer in Virginia and served in the Virginia House of Delegates (1810-1812). During the American Revolution, he managed an arms factory near Fredericksburg, and after the war, owned several mills while still working in the iron business. [[Thomas Jefferson]] often stopped at Strode's residence, Fleetwood, in Culpeper as he traveled.

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  • Jefferson-Strode correspondence can be found at the Congress.

[[Category:People|Strode, John]]

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