Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Central State Hospital
Erected 2016 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number I-6.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Science & Medicine. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1866.
Location. 37° 12.95′ N, 77° 27.016′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 26317 W Washington St, 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. Edge Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Southside Virginia Training Center (approx. 0.4 miles away); Confederate Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.9 miles away); Central State Hospital Cemetery (approx. one mile away); Mattoax (approx. 1.2 miles away); Confederate Fort Gregg (approx. 1.2 miles away); Siege of Petersburg—Grant's Eighth Offensive (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. Old Marker At This Location also titled "Central State Hospital".
Additional keywords. mental healthcare
Credits. This page was last revised on November 5, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 22, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 93 times since then and 59 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 22, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.