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The Yankee Soldier met Miss Wiseman at the town well - and married her after the war. The Wiseman family had settled in City Point many years before Mary Catherine Wiseman married Frederick Belch in 1865. He was a Yankee soldier bivouacked alon…
On March 29, 1962 Dr. Kingappeared in HopewellDistrict Court as adefender of civil rightsin America. "Injustice anywhere is athreat to justiceeverywhere." Dedicated April 4, 2004
Abandoned on the wharf at CityPoint, now Hopewell, in 1765, he wastaken as a small boy to BuckinghamCounty, where he grew to giganticsize. Enlisting at 16 he servedunder Washington with distinctionin the North. Later in the Southhe became a hero o…
of Roanoke. Great American stateman and orator, born 1773 at "Cawson's", nearby on Appomattox River, home of his maternal grandfather Theodoric Bland St.
This well-known colonial church's architectural form and detail is typical of early and mid-18th-century Virginia churches. Located half a mile south, the building has Flemish-bond brickwork, modillion cornice, and a gracefully splayed gable roof.…
(shaft)Dedicated to the glory of God in memory of our Confederate soldiers who fought in the War Between the States 1861-1865 Erected by the City Point Chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy 1949 (base)Standing hand to hand and clasping…
EvergreenBirthplace ofEdmund RuffinSoutherner Father of AgriculturalChemistry in America1794-1865
(north face)Sacredto theLamented DeadofThe Armyof the James. (south face)Erectedby the direction ofMaj. Genl. B.F. Butler.George Suckley.Surg. U.S. Vol.Colonel and Medical DirectorH.B. Fowler.Surg. 12. N.H. Vol.Surgeon in charge ofPoint of Rock…
Hurricane Isabel caused a storm surge at City Point on September 18, 2003. Due to a combination of tropical storm winds and reversing high tides, river levels at City Point rose to 13 feet 10 inches above flood stage resulting in the total destruc…
This peninsula separated two chiefdoms subject to Powhatan, the Weyanock and the Appomattuck. John Smith's map shows the Appomattuck people, whom Christopher Newport described as initially unfriendly, living in this vicinity. He told of a differen…