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City Point

 
 
City Point Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
1. City Point Marker
Inscription.  First settled as Bermuda Cittie by Sir Thomas Dale 1613. Important colonial port. Peter Francisco put ashore 1765 was Washington's “one man army.” Incorporated 1826. Annexed Hopewell 1923.
 
Erected 1961.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWar, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1613.
 
Location. 37° 18.921′ N, 77° 16.621′ W. Marker is in Hopewell, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Cedar Lane and Pecan Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Cedar Lane. This marker is located in the City Point Unit of the Petersburg National Battlefield. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hopewell VA 23860, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Appomattox Manor (here, next to this marker); General Grant's Headquarters (a few steps from this marker); City Point, Virginia (a few steps from this marker); General Grant's Headquarters at City Point (within shouting distance
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of this marker); The Peacemaker (within shouting distance of this marker); Porter House (within shouting distance of this marker); The Depot Field Hospital (within shouting distance of this marker); A Supply Hub (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hopewell.
 
Also see . . .  Petersburg National Battlefield. City Point. (Submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
City Point Markers at Cedar Lane & Pecan Avenue (facing west). image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
2. City Point Markers at Cedar Lane & Pecan Avenue (facing west).
Appomattox Manor at City Point. image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, May 31, 2009
3. Appomattox Manor at City Point.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,030 times since then and 31 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on June 5, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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