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Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Major Peter Jones

 
 
Major Peter Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Major Peter Jones Marker
Inscription.
Site of
Trading Station
of
Major Peter Jones.
About 1675.
Owner of Peters Point.
Afterwards Petersburg.
Frances Bland Randolph Chapter
D.A.R.
1909.

 
Erected 1909 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 37° 13.984′ N, 77° 24.438′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Market Street and Grove Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North Market 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 walking distance of this marker. Peter Jones Trading Station (here, next to this marker); Petersburg’s Role In Trade (a few steps from this marker); Rock Garden (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Peter Jones Trading Station (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Peter Jones Trading Station (a few steps from this marker); Concrete Bunker
Market Street. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Market Street.
(within shouting distance of this marker); Tavern Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Golden Ball Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Categories. Settlements & Settlers
 
Site of Peter Jones Trading Post. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
3. Site of Peter Jones Trading Post.
Peter's Point above the Appomattox River. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
4. Peter's Point above the Appomattox River.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,469 times since then and 94 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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