Petersburg, VA Photos

Over 185 original photos of Petersburg, Virginia: tourist attractions, museums, and historic sites. Petersburg, VA, a small town south of Richmond endured one of the longest sieges of the Civil War when U.S. Grant attempted to take Richmond from the south. Today the primary attraction of the town is the Petersburg National Battlefield which provides an informative driving tour. Other attractions in town include the Civil War Siege Museum, Centre Hill House Museum and a core of heritage buildings.

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Petersburg, VA Heritage Buildings & Town Petersburg Courthouse whose clock was used by both sides during the Civil War. Petersburg, VA Octagonal Petersburg Farmers Market. Petersburg, VA 223-211 High Street heritage row houses. Petersburg, VA
Centre Hill House Museum, Petersburg, VA Centre Hill Museum mansion. Petersburg, VA Stairway of Centre Hill. Petersburg, VA Chair at Centre Hill. Petersburg, VA
Blandford Church, Petersburg, VA Blandford Church interior now operated as museum featuring Tiffany windows. Petersburg, VA St. Andrew stained glass for Alabama by Louis Comfort Tiffany at Blandford Church. Petersburg, VA Tombs beside Blandford Church. Petersburg, VA
Petersburg Siege Museum, Petersburg, VA Interior of Exchange Center at Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA Confederate fifty cent banknote issue at Richmond at Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA Experimental revolving canon built at Petersburg now in Siege Museum. Petersburg, VA
Violet Bank Museum, Colonial Heights, VA Violet Bank Museum served as Robert E. Lee's headquarters during the Siege of Petersburg. Colonial Heights, VA Hallway of Violet Bank Museum. Colonial Heights, VA
Petersburg National Battlefield Collection of artillery at Petersburg National Battlefield. Petersburg, VA Union defenses of siege encampment on Eastern Front at Petersburg National Battlefield. Petersburg, VA Farmhouse ruins at Petersburg National Battlefield. Petersburg, VA
Grant's Cabin at Appomattox Manor, Hopewell, VA Cabin built by U.S. Grant's staff while General was away in Washington to replace his tent. Hopewell, VA Dr. Richard Eppes house of Appomattox Plantation in Hopewell run by National Park Service. Hopewell, VA Eppes house library & fireplace. Hopewell, VA
City Point, Hopewell, VA Maldara house at City Point Square. Hopewell, VA Wiseman House at City Point Square. Hopewell, VA Schoolhouse at City Point Square. Hopewell, VA
Weston Plantation, Hopewell, VA Weston Plantation House. Hopewell, VA
U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum at Fort Lee, VA Ulysses S. Grant's saddle at U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum. Petersburg, VA Funeral artillery caisson used for Jefferson Davis reburial at U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum. Petersburg, VA Patton's customized Jeep at U.S. Army Quartermaster Museum. Petersburg, VA
U.S. Army Women's Museum at Fort Lee, VA U.S. Army seal on stained glass window by Llorens Glass Studio at U.S. Army Women's Museum. Petersburg, VA WAC posters at U.S. Army Women's Museum. Petersburg, VA
Chesterfield, VA Magnolia Grange. Chesterfield, VA Castlewood Building. Chesterfield, VA

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