Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 37° 13.507′ N, 77° 24.134′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Sycamore Street (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.
Other nearby markers. 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); Peabody High School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Formation of the Southern Methodist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Poplar Lawn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Earliest Known Public High School for African Americans in Virginia (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 767 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 4, 2009, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.