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Petersburg was originally known as Peter's Point. The settlement was granted its first charter as a town on December 17, 1748. In 1850, the town of Petersburg was consolidated with the nearby settlements of Blandford, Pocahontas, and Ravenscroft to become a City, the third in Virginia, with a population of 14,010.
The port of Petersburg was a commercial center for processing and transporting cotton, tobacco, and metal goods. As transportation technology evolved, Petersburg became an important railroad center, continuing to process products from southside Virginia and distributing them to external markets.
Both the Revolutionary and Civil Wars are prominent in Petersburg's history. The City is well known for the Battle of the Crater when Union troops attempted to tunnel under Confederate lines with disastrous results. The seige of Petersburg precipitated Lee's surrender and the end of the war. Today, the City retains established manufacturing and tourism based industries. It is conveniently located for manufacturers which distribute their products on the east Coast.See Inns in and near Petersburg: Downtown | 1 Mile | 5 Miles | 15 Miles | 25 Miles | 50 Miles
Scents of Cedar B & BDistance from city center: 9 mile(s)
Innkeepers Bill and Kathy Parsley invite you to enjoy the warmth and hospitality of their 4,800 square foot cedar log home. This custom designed log home was proudly featured in the 1998 Original Log Cabin Home sales catalog. It sits nestled on 5.5 wooded acres in historic Prince George County, VA.
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Other Area Inns
Bud's Inn at the Chester PlantationDistance from city center: 12 mile(s)
The Chester Plantation, a Greek revival home, was originally built in 1845 by Colonel Williamson Simmons for his wife and children.
Disputauta (Petersburg), Virginia
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Grace Manor InnDistance from city center: 25 mile(s)
'Let us pamper you' is their motto, and Grace Manor Inn will do just that. Step back in time as you enter this historical mansion decorated in period pieces. Leave feeling relaxed and rejuvenated.
Richmond (Petersburg), Virginia
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