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

St. Paul's Church

 
 
St. Paul's Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. St. Paul's Church Marker
Inscription.  St. Paul's Church was built in 1856. Here Robert E. Lee and his staff worshipped during the siege of Petersburg, 1864-65. Lee attended the wedding of his son, W.H.F. Lee, in this church in 1867.
 
Erected 1931 by Virginia Conservation & Development Commission for the City of Petersburg. (Marker Number QA-10.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1856.
 
Location. 37° 13.74′ N, 77° 24.32′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is on North Union Street, 0.1 miles south of West Tabb Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 110 North Union Street, 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. Old U.S. Customs House & Post Office (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Courthouse (approx. 0.2 miles away); Two Noted Homes (approx. 0.2 miles away); Formation of the Southern Methodist Church
St. Paul's Church Marker at the church gate.. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. St. Paul's Church Marker at the church gate..
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(approx. 0.2 miles away); Corling's Corner (approx. 0.2 miles away); Exchange Building (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Jenkins Roberts (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Langhorne Bond (1893-1985) (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Also see . . .
1. St. Paul's Episcopal Church. (Submitted on November 11, 2021.)
2. Saint Paul's Church. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on April 4, 2009.) 
 
St. Paul's Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
3. St. Paul's Church
St. Paul's Church Interior image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 6, 2013
4. St. Paul's Church Interior
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 11, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 825 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   4. submitted on June 10, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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Jul. 2, 2022