Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2000 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number S-47.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 12.899′ N, 77° 27.266′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street (U.S. 1) and Boydton Plank Road (Business U.S. 460), on the Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Central State Hospital (approx. ¼ mile away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro Insane (approx. 0.3 miles away); Confederate Fort Whitworth (approx. ¾ mile away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.8 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Fort Gregg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Fort Gregg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Mattoax (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,983 times since then and 106 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on April 2, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 4. submitted on March 22, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.