Fort Henry

Fort Henry (HMBJ0)

Location: Petersburg, VA 23803
Country: United States of America

N 37° 13.52', W 77° 24.95'

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Four blocks north is the traditional site of Fort Henry, established under the Act of 1645. In 1646 the fort was leased by Abraham Wood. From it, in 1650, Wood and Edmund Bland set out on an exploring expedition; and, in 1671, Batts and Fallam on the first expedition known to have crossed the Appalachian Mountains. The fort was garrsioned again in 1675, with Peter Jones as commander.

Virginia Conservation & Development Commission
For the City of Petersburg 1932
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HM NumberHMBJ0
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Marker NumberQA 6
Year Placed1932
Placed ByVirginia Conservation & Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 at 8:44pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 285667 N 4122604
Decimal Degrees37.22533333, -77.41583333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 13.52', W 77° 24.95'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 13' 31.20" N, 77° 24' 57.00" W
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Area Code(s)804, 434, 757
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 801 W Washington St, Petersburg VA 23803, US
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