Richmond, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
First Trolley Car System in Richmond
Erected 1988 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number SA-25.)
Location. 37° 32.672′ N, 77° 26.155′ W. Marker is in Richmond, Virginia. Marker is on 5th Street 0.2 miles south of Leigh Street (Virginia Route 33), on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Richmond VA 23219, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Mitchell, Jr., "Fighting Editor" (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Richmond 34 (approx. 0.2 miles away); Giles Beecher Jackson (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jackson Ward (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named The "Richmond 34" Navy Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away); Miller’s and Eggleston Hotels (approx. 0.2 miles away); Alfred D. “A.D.” Price (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Richmond.
Also see . . .
1. Frank Julian Sprague, Ensign,United States Navy. (Submitted on July 29, 2007.)
2. You’ve Missed the Last Trolley. 1949 Richmond Times Dispatch illustrated article by Earle Lutz recounts the history of the streetcar system. (Submitted on July 29, 2007, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,790 times since then and 42 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 29, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.