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Victoria in Lunenburg County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Businesses & Merchants

Town of Victoria

 
 
Businesses & Merchants Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
1. Businesses & Merchants Marker
Inscription.  
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Patrick Henry Hotel and Theatre
Victoria, Virginia

One of our five warehouses where we carry a full line of building material, household goods and hardware
Victoria Supply Company, Victoria, Virginia

Bank of Victoria and law office of R.S. Weaver, Jr. (Current municipal building)

Robert and Elnora Brown
Owners of Brown's Shoe Parlor
Original location labeled as '4A' and final location labeled as '4B'

Victoria Elementary School and High School
The original elementary school is shown to the right. It was located adjacent to Victoria High School. Note the cupola missing in the left photo.

First major construction of school building in Victoria. Note cupola on roof. (Later removed) Built for elementary use.

Built for elementary usage.
On Lee Avenue between 7th & 8th Streets

Kendig Bros. Hospital, Victoria, Va.

Victoria Roller Mill

Early Main Street (left)
Victoria's first post office (above)

Victoria's first official post office on
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Main Street betwen 9th & 10th Street about middle of the of the block on the "rail" side of the street. The block below the Chevrolet Place. The two story building was brought by J.E. Gary who ran a bowling alley and later sold it to C.C. Powell thus for a while was known as the Powell Building until torn down.
 
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Location. 36° 59.567′ N, 78° 13.591′ W. Marker is in Victoria, Virginia, in Lunenburg County. Marker is at the intersection of Firehouse Road and 6th Street, on the right when traveling north on Firehouse Road. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1301 6th St, Victoria VA 23974, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. People of Victoria (here, next to this marker); Railroad History (here, next to this marker); Places of the Past (here, next to this marker); Town of Victoria (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Peoples Community Center (approx. half a mile away); Nathaniel Lee Hawthorne (approx. 0.7 miles away); Lunenburg High School (approx. 1˝ miles away); Lunenburg County Confederate Monument (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Victoria.
Display showing Victoria's history image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), September 24, 2021
2. Display showing Victoria's history
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 26, 2021. It was originally submitted on September 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 26, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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