Petersburg, VirginiaPetersburg's main public library, the William R. McKenney Library, is housed in a fine dwelling constructed in 1859 by John Dodson, a prominent lawyer and mayor of Petersburg. After the Civil War, the Confederate General and railroad magnate Billy Mahone lived in the house, where he entertained such dignitaries as Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee.
|Placed By||Civil Rights in Education Heritage Trail?|
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|Date Added||Tuesday, September 16th, 2014 at 10:06am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||18S E 286873 N 4122562|
|Decimal Degrees||37.22523333, -77.40223333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 13.514', W 77° 24.134'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 13' 30.84" N, 77° 24' 8.04" W|
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|Area Code(s)||804, 434, 757|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 121-199 US-301 ALT, Petersburg VA 23803, US|
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