Walnut Hill Historic District

The Walnut Hill Historic District comprises a large residential neighborhood located near the center of the city of Petersburg. The neighborhood was first subdivided in 1910 after acquisition of a […]

Jarratt House

The Jarratt House in the City of Petersburg, is located within the Pocahontas Island Historic District, a community located on the north side of the Appomattox River. Built circa 1820 […]

Byrne Street USO Club

Located in the City of Petersburg, the Byrne Street USO Club was constructed in 1942 as a United Service Organization (USO) facility offering recreational services and entertainment programs for African […]

Christ and Grace Episcopal Church

Locally important in Petersburg for its Gothic Revival architecture, Christ and Grace Episcopal Church arose in two sections through two separate building campaigns. It began in 1925 with construction of […]

William H. Bowers House

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 […]

Petersburg Trailways Bus Station

The Trailways Bus Station in downtown Petersburg was the site of civil rights protests and sit-ins that occurred during 1960 and 1961. As one of the stops on the historic […]

Sutherland House

The Sutherland House is one of the most architecturally significant Civil War-era houses in Petersburg. The house, which features two unusual chimneys, was built circa 1860 by George Washington Sutherland, […]

Virginia Trunk & Bag Company

Evoking Petersburg’s heyday as the self-proclaimed world’s leading manufacturer of trunks and valises, the Virginia Trunk & Bag Company, established in 1898, had a large facility operating in the city […]

Peabody Building of the Peabody-Williams School

The Peabody Building of the Peabody-Williams School, designed by Charles M. Robinson, a prolific architect of educational facilities across the state, opened in 1920 as the public high school for […]