Near Petersburg in Dinwiddie County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Central State Hospital
Erected 1935 by Conservation & Development Commission. (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 1869.
Location. 37° 12.949′ N, 77° 27.015′ W. Marker is near Petersburg, Virginia, in Dinwiddie County. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street (U.S. 1) and 7th Avenue, on the right when traveling east on West Washington 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 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edge Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Petersburg State Colony for the Negro InsaneConfederate Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battle of Fort Whitworth (approx. 0.9 miles 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); Fort Gregg (approx. 1.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,118 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 15, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.