To Preserve The Battlefield As The Veterans Consecrated It
Points of Interest
Historical resources around the battlefield.
Petersburg Visitor's Center - I-95
at Carson Rest Area 804-246-2145
Petersburg Visitor's Center - Old
Town 425 Cockade Alley 804-733-2400
Old Towne still shows battle damage from the siege.
South Side Railroad Station,
The focal point of the Federal Siege, currently being restored. 804-733-3014
111 Rochelle Lane, 804-733-2396
Memorial Chapel featuring 15 Louis Comfort Tiffany windows. Open 10-5 daily.
Crater Rd and Rochelle Ln, 804-733-2396
Virginia's third largest cemetery, dating back to 1702. Open daily til dusk.
Siege Museum, 15
W. Bank St 804-733-2404
Housed in the 1839 Exchange Building, focuses on the impact of teh Siege on
the citizens of Petersburg. Open daily.
Crater Rd, opposite Blandford Cemetery 804-733-2396
19th century documents the African-American community in Petersburg. Open
daily til dusk.
Petersburg National Battlefield,
Visitor's Center Rt. 36, 804-732-3531
Earthworks, exhibits, programs; Visitor's Center open 8:30-5, Battlefield
open til dusk.
Other attractions in the area.
Farmer's Bank, 19
Bollingwood ST, 804-733-2400
Illustrates the operation of a business in a busy urban center. Open Fri-Mon
10-5, closed Oct-Mar. (Tours begin at Visitor's Center.)
Centre Hill Mansion,
1 Centre Hill Court, 804-733-2401
Bolling family mansion. open daily 10-5.
1244 N. Market St, 804-733-2404
Built without any right angles or parallel sides. (Tours are only offered
a couple of times a year, contact the Petersburg Tourism Department.)
Petersburg Area Art League, 7
E. Old St, 804-861-4611
Affiliate of Virginia Museum of Art
Ft Lee, 804-734-4203
The Quartermaster's role from the Revolution through contemporatry times.
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