City Point is five miles northeast. There Governor Sir Thomas Dale made a settlement in 1613. In April, 1781, the British General Phillips landed there. Grant had his base of operations there in the siege of Petersburg, 1864-1865. Lincoln was there in April, 1865. In the World War the city of Hopewell grew up near by.
Geographic Location: Prince George County
Physical Description of Location: East Washington Street (Virginia 36), 200 feet southwest of intersection with Lee Avenue, Fort Lee, VA 23801.
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