Petersburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Peabody High School
Erected 2008 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number QA 27.)
Location. 37° 13.375′ N, 77° 24.198′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Harrison Street and Liberty Street, on the left when traveling south on Harrison Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg VA 23803, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Earliest Known Public High School for African Americans in Virginia (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Weddell-McCabe-Chisholm House (about 500 feet away); Poplar Lawn Bishop Payne Divinity School (about 700 feet away); Lincoln In Petersburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); McKenney House (approx. 0.2 miles away); McKenney Library (approx. 0.2 miles away); Joseph Jenkins Roberts (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Categories. • African Americans • Education •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 436 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.