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

Appomattox Manor

 
 
Appomattox Manor Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
1. Appomattox Manor Marker
Inscription. Patented 1635 by Captain Francis Eppes, who came by tradition in the Hopewell. Owned by the same family probably longer than any land in U.S. Shelled by British during American Revolution.
 
Erected 1961.
 
Location. 37° 18.924′ 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. City Point (here, next to this marker); General Grant's Headquarters (here, next to 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); The Depot Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); Porter House (within shouting distance of this marker); City Pointís Rails And Waterways (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Hopewell.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. City Point – Appomattox Plantation. (Submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Antebellum South, USColonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Appomattox Manor Marker at Cedar Lane & Pecan Avenue (facing west). Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
2. Appomattox Manor Marker at Cedar Lane & Pecan Avenue (facing west).
Appomattox Manor Photo, Click for full size
By Bill Coughlin, April 25, 2007
3. Appomattox Manor
Appomattox Manor & Grant's Cabin. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
4. Appomattox Manor & Grant's Cabin.
Laundry and Kitchen. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
5. Laundry and Kitchen.
Laundry and kitchen. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
6. Laundry and kitchen.
Laundry interior. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
7. Laundry interior.
Kitchen interior Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
8. Kitchen interior
Smokehouse and outbuildings. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
9. Smokehouse and outbuildings.
Appomattox Manor. Photo, Click for full size
By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
10. Appomattox Manor.
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,699 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.   4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.   10. submitted on June 29, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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