Petersburg in Grant County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Location. 38° 59.567′ N, 79° 7.26′ W. Marker is in Petersburg, West Virginia, in Grant County. Marker is on Virginia Avenue (West Virginia Route 55) east of Main Street (U.S. 220), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Petersburg WV 26847, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Mulligan (within shouting distance of this marker); Maple Hill Cemetery (approx. half a mile away); War in Grant County (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fairfax Line (approx. one mile away); A Strategic Location (approx. 1.1 miles away); Civil War Cannons (approx. 1.1 miles away); The Irish Brigade & the McNeill Rangers / The Civil War Comes to Hardy County (approx. 1.1 miles away); Welcome to Fort Mulligan Civil War Site (approx. 1.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Petersburg.
Also see . . .
1. Grant County History. “Petersburg became the county seat in 1870. When the first post (Submitted on July 17, 2008.)
2. Old Courthouse. (PDF) National Register documentation for the old courthouse. (Submitted on October 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 17, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,519 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on July 17, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. 4, 5. submitted on October 12, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.