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123-0052 William H. Bowers House *Delisted

William H. Bowers House
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VLR Listing Date 07/19/1977

Delisted from VLR on 03/19/1997

One of the state’s outstanding examples of urban Federal architecture, this elegantly detailed building was erected in 1828-29. Threatened with collapse because of serious structural weakness, the building was demolished in 1977.  The lot is located within the Petersburg Old Town Historic District.

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VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

Updated: October 30, 2019