Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S 47.)
Location. 37° 12.899′ N, 77° 27.266′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street (U.S. 1) and Boydton Plank Road (Business U.S. 460), on the right when traveling west on West Washington Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central State Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane Confederate Fort Whitworth (approx. ¾ mile away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.8 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Fort Gregg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Gregg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mattoax (approx. 1.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
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