Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Civil Rights War, US Civil.
Location. 37° 13.507′ N, 77° 24.134′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Sycamore Street (Alternate U.S. 301) and Marshall Street, on the left when traveling south on South Sycamore 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. McKenney Library (a few steps from this marker); Weddell-McCabe-Chisholm House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Joseph Jenkins Roberts (about 600 feet away); a different marker also named McKenney House (about 700 feet away); Prince Hall Masons in Virginia (about 700 feet away); Drilling Ground (about 800 feet away); Virginia Voters League (about 800 feet away); First Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles 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 April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 896 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.