Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Banks House
Pamplin Historical Park
Portions of the Banks House and its kitchen quarter are open to the public during scheduled guided tours. At other times, you may walk along the pathways and read exhibits about this restored home.
The Banks House serves as a residence for Park employees. Please respect the occupants’ privacy and remain on the established trails. Begin your tour by following the gravel path to the front of the house.
Pamplin Historical Park is grateful for the support of the Roslyn Farms Corporation and Chaparral Virginia Steel Recycling for their assistance in preserving the Banks House.
Erected by Pamplin Historical Park.
Location. 37° 11.527′ N, 77° 27.988′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is on Hofheimer Way, on the left when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. History of the Banks House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Civil War Years (within shouting distance of this marker); The Kitchen Quarter (within shouting distance of this marker); After the Breakthrough: April 2, 1865 (within shouting distance of this marker); A.P. Hill Memorial (approx. half a mile away); The Confederate Counterattack (approx. 0.6 miles away); Where Hill Fell (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Breakthrough (approx. 0.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
More about this marker. The bottom of the marker contains a map of the area of the Banks House, indicating the locations of several historical markers.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Markers in the Banks House section of Pamplin Historical Park.
Also see . . .
1. The Banks House. Pamplin Historical Park. (Submitted on September 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
2. The Petersburg Campaign, 1864-5. (Submitted on September 30, 2008, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 861 times since then and 65 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.