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Colonial Heights City Historical Markers

Map of Virginia State Historical Marker Locations in the City of Colonial Heights

Colonial Heights City Historical Markers

Colonial Heights General Interest
Brave to Madness
Nearby on 9 May 1864, Brig. Gen. Johnson Hagood's South Carolina Brigade attacked advancing elements of the Union X and XVIII Corps. As the 11th S.C. ... [click for more]

Dunlop’s Station
At the nearby junction of the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad and the Confederate military spur line to Ettrick, stood Dunlop's Station, a Confederat... [click for more]

Electric Railway
Located here was Stop 54 on the electric interurban railway line between Richmond and Petersburg. Opened in 1902 by the Virginia Passenger and Power C... [click for more]

In 1839, David Dunlop and his wife, Anna Mercer Minge, a niece of President William Henry Harrison, acquired the Ellerslie tract. Robert Young designe... [click for more]

Fort Clifton
A short distance east on the Appomattox River stands Confederate Fort Clifton, an important fortification that guarded Petersburg against Union naval ... [click for more]

Lafayette at Petersburg
From this hill Lafayette, on May 10, 1781, shelled the British in Petersburg.... [click for more]

Lee’s Headquarters
Lee's headquarters from the latter part of June, 1864 to September, 1864 were here.... [click for more]

The Bottle
Here in 1864 on the Bermuda Hundred peninsula between the James and Appomattox Rivers, the Union Army of the James, commanded by Maj. Gen. Benjamin F.... [click for more]

Union Army Checked
Here the Army of the James, moving on Petersburg, May 9, 1864, was checked by the Confederate defenses on the creek and turned northward.... [click for more]