Bollingbrook Hotel

Bollingbrook Hotel (HMB6U)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
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N 37° 13.983', W 77° 24.177'

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After a fire destroyed John Niblo's tavern in 1827, Niblo assembled a group of investors who constructed on this site in 1828 the three-story Bollingbrook Hotel, attributed to Otis Manson. The hotel became known as "one of the best taverns in the Atlantic country." In 1857, a fourth story was added to the building and it was restyled to include a bracketed cornice and cast-iron segmental window caps. During the siege of Petersburg in 1864-1865 Confederate officers were housed here. About 1906 the building was renamed the Stratford Hotel and modernized. It was demolished about 1933.
HM NumberHMB6U
Marker NumberQA 8
Year Placed2002
Placed ByDepartment of Historic Resources
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Saturday, October 25th, 2014 at 12:03am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 286832 N 4123431
Decimal Degrees37.23305000, -77.40295000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.983', W 77° 24.177'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 58.98" N, 77° 24' 10.62" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-461 U.S. 1, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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