Greetings from Petersburg

Greetings from Petersburg Virginia Large Letter


Stock #: 249234
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Petersburg
State: Virginia (VA)
County: Petersburg (city)
Publisher: Powers News Agency
Postmark: 1946 Apr-12
PM City: Petersburg
PM State: VA
Stamp: 1c
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)
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On May 8, 1607, the first colonists came to the mouth of the Appomattox River, but it was not until 1646, when Governor Berkeley built Fort Henry on the site where the city now stands, that Petersburg began. Nearby lived Pocahontas, Virginia's most romantic figure. By the time of the Revolution, Petersburg had become a flourishing town
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