Blandford Church and Cemetery

Blandford Church and Cemetery (HM3WT)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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Country: United States of America
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N 37° 13.562', W 77° 23.305'

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The brick church on Well's Hill, now known as Old Blandford Church, was built between 1734 and 1737, the British General Phillips was buried in the churchyard in 1781. In the cemetery is a monument to Captain McRae and the Petersburg Volunteers, who at Fort Meigs in 1813 won for Petersburg the name of the "Cockade City of the Union." Soldiers of six wars rest here, among them 30,000 Confederates.
HM NumberHM3WT
Marker NumberQA 11
Year Placed1931
Placed ByVirginia Conservation & Development Commission - For the City of Petersburg
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 at 2:14am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 288102 N 4122620
Decimal Degrees37.22603333, -77.38841667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.562', W 77° 23.305'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 33.72" N, 77° 23' 18.30" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 320 S Crater Rd, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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