Marker Logo HMdb.org THE HISTORICAL
MARKER DATABASE
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Hopewell, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

City Point

 
 
City Point Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
1. City Point Marker
Inscription. First settled as Bermuda Cittie by Sir Thomas Dale 1613. Important colonial port. Peter Francisco put ashore 1765 was Washington's “one man army.” Incorporated 1826. Annexed Hopewell 1923.
 
Erected 1961.
 
Location. 37° 18.921′ N, 77° 16.621′ W. Marker is in Hopewell, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Lane and Pecan Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Cedar Lane. Click for map. This marker is located in the City Point Unit of the Petersburg National Battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Hopewell VA 23860, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appomattox Manor (here, next to this marker); General Grant's Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); City Point, Virginia (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named City Point (within shouting distance of this marker); The Peacemaker (within shouting distance of this marker); Porter House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Depot Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); City Point’s Rails And Waterways (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Hopewell.
 
Also see . . .
City Point Markers at Cedar Lane & Pecan Avenue (facing west). Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
2. City Point Markers at Cedar Lane & Pecan Avenue (facing west).
 Petersburg National Battlefield. City Point. (Submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Appomattox Manor at City Point. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
3. Appomattox Manor at City Point.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 709 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
Paid Advertisement