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

McKenney House

 
 
McKenney House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
1. McKenney House Marker
Inscription.  
McKenney House
has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places

by the United States
Department of the Interior
Circa 1890

[Additional plaques below:]
Historic Building
Petersburg Virginia

McKenney House
has been registered as a
Virginia
Historic
Landmark

pursuant to the authority vested in the
Virginia Board of Historic Resources

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1890.
 
Location. 37° 13.4′ N, 77° 24.114′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on South Sycamore Street just north of Liberty Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 250 S Sycamore St, Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Weddell-McCabe-Chisholm House (within shouting distance of this marker); Drilling Ground (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Peabody High School (about 400 feet away); First Baptist Church
McKenney House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2020
2. McKenney House Marker
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(about 500 feet away); Confederate Hospital (about 500 feet away); Poplar Lawn (about 500 feet away); Prince Hall Masons in Virginia (about 600 feet away); Earliest Known Public High School for African Americans in Virginia (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 50 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2020, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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