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

Major Peter Jones

 
 
Major Peter Jones Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
1. Major Peter Jones Marker
Inscription.  
Site of
Trading Station
of
Major Peter Jones.
About 1675.
Owner of Peters Point.
Afterwards Petersburg.
Frances Bland Randolph Chapter
D.A.R.
1909.

 
Erected 1909 by Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 37° 13.984′ N, 77° 24.438′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Market Street and Grove Avenue, on the left when traveling north on North Market Street. 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 walking distance of this marker. Peter Jones Trading Station (here, next to this marker); Petersburg’s Role In Trade (a few steps from this marker); Rock Garden (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Peter Jones Trading Station
Market Street. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
2. Market Street.
(a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Peter Jones Trading Station (a few steps from this marker); Concrete Bunker (within shouting distance of this marker); Tavern Park (within shouting distance of this marker); Golden Ball Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
 
Site of Peter Jones Trading Post. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
3. Site of Peter Jones Trading Post.
Peter's Point above the Appomattox River. image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 29, 2009
4. Peter's Point above the Appomattox River.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,665 times since then and 25 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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