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'''Blandford Cemetery'''
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===Blandford Cemetery===
 
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319 South Crater Road <br>Petersburg,Virginia 23803
319 South Crater Road <br>Petersburg,&nbsp;Virginia 23803<br><span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Phone: (804) 733-2397</span><span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />
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Phone: (804) 733-2397
<span style="line-height: 1.5em;" />Email Inquiries: &nbsp;blandfordcemetery@verizon.net  
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Email Inquiries: blandfordcemetery@verizon.net  
  
 
The oldest marked grave dates back to 1702. Is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.  
 
The oldest marked grave dates back to 1702. Is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.  
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For more information about Historic Blandford Church and Cemetery please visit:  
 
For more information about Historic Blandford Church and Cemetery please visit:  
  
[http://www.petersburg-va.org/tourism/bcemetery.asp City of Petersburg]  
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*[http://www.petersburg-va.org/tourism/bcemetery.asp City of Petersburg]  
 
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*[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blandford_Cemetery Blandford Cemetery]  
[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blandford_Cemetery Blandford Cemetery]  
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*[http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=pictures+of+blandford+cemetery&qpvt=pictures+of+blandford+cemetery&FORM=IGRE Blandford Cemetery Images]  
 
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*[http://www.petersburg-va.org/blandford/index.asp Blandford Cemetery Records]  
[http://www.bing.com/images/search?q=pictures+of+blandford+cemetery&qpvt=pictures+of+blandford+cemetery&FORM=IGRE Blandford Cemetery Images]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=49478&CScn=Blandford+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2925& Find A Grave Memorials]  
 
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[http://www.petersburg-va.org/blandford/index.asp Blandford Cemetery Records]  
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=49478&CScn=Blandford+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2925& Find A Grave Memorials]  
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<br> '''Brith Achim Cemetery'''
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<u></u>545 South Crater Road
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===Brith Achim Cemetery===
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545 South Crater Road
 
Petersburg, Virginia 23803  
 
Petersburg, Virginia 23803  
  
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For an online database of who is buried in both Brith Achim and Rodof Sholom cemeteries please visit:  
 
For an online database of who is buried in both Brith Achim and Rodof Sholom cemeteries please visit:  
  
[http://www.bethahabahmuseum.org/people www.bethahabahmuseum.org/people]  
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*[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2222405&CScn=Brith+Achim+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2925& Find A Grave Memorials]  
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2222405&CScn=Brith+Achim+Cemetery&CScntry=4&CSst=48&CScnty=2925& Find A Grave Memorials]  
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'''Christ and Grace Episcopal Church'''
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===Christ and Grace Episcopal Church===
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1545 South Sycamore Street  
 
1545 South Sycamore Street  
 
 
Petersburg, Virginia 23803  
 
Petersburg, Virginia 23803  
 
 
Phone: &nbsp;(804) 733-7202  
 
Phone: &nbsp;(804) 733-7202  
  
 
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'''Eastview Cemetery'''
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===Eastview Cemetery===
  
<br> Located next to Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia  
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Located next to Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia  
  
 
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1933708&CScnty=2925& Find A Grave Memorials]  
 
[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=1933708&CScnty=2925& Find A Grave Memorials]  
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'''Fairgrounds Post Hospital'''
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===Fairgrounds Post Hospital===
  
 
<br> There are approximately 1700 Confederate graves in this cemetery. &nbsp;It is located between Farmer Street and Augusta Avenue.  
 
<br> There are approximately 1700 Confederate graves in this cemetery. &nbsp;It is located between Farmer Street and Augusta Avenue.  
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'''Little Church Street Cemetery'''
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===Little Church Street Cemetery===
  
 
<br> Located at 600 Mingea Street, Petersburg, Virginia  
 
<br> Located at 600 Mingea Street, Petersburg, Virginia  
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'''Maile Family Cemetery'''
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===Maile Family Cemetery===
  
 
<br> Originally it was an old family farm. &nbsp;The cemetery is located near J.E.B. Stuart School off Dupuy Road. &nbsp;  
 
<br> Originally it was an old family farm. &nbsp;The cemetery is located near J.E.B. Stuart School off Dupuy Road. &nbsp;  
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'''Parks Station House'''
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===Parks Station House===
  
 
<br> For more information and the history of Parks Station House please follow this link:  
 
<br> For more information and the history of Parks Station House please follow this link:  
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'''Peoples Memorial Cemetery'''
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===Peoples Memorial Cemetery===
  
 
<br> Located directly across the street from Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.  
 
<br> Located directly across the street from Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.  
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'''Petersburg Hospital Cemetery'''
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===Petersburg Hospital Cemetery===
  
 
<br> No information is currently available. &nbsp;It is believed that this cemetery is in relation to the area that was once Petersburg General Hospital then located at 801 South Adams Street, Petersburg, Virginia.  
 
<br> No information is currently available. &nbsp;It is believed that this cemetery is in relation to the area that was once Petersburg General Hospital then located at 801 South Adams Street, Petersburg, Virginia.  
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'''Rod-of Sholom Cemetery'''
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===Rod of Sholom Cemetery===
  
 
<br> This cemetery shares its' entrance with Brith Achim Cemetery located next to Blandford Cemetery, 545 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23803  
 
<br> This cemetery shares its' entrance with Brith Achim Cemetery located next to Blandford Cemetery, 545 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23803  
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'''Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery'''
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===Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery===
  
  

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United States Gotoarrow.png Virginia Gotoarrow.png Petersburg Gotoarrow.png Cemeteries

The following is a list of cemeteries in the Independent City of Petersburg:

  1. Blandford Cemetery
  2. Brith Achim Cemetery
  3. Christ and Grace Espiscopal Church
  4. Eastview Cemetery
  5. Fairgrounds Post Hospital
  6. Little Church Street Cemetery
  7. Maile Family Cemetery
  8. Parks Station House
  9. Peoples Memorial Cemetery
  10. Petersburg Hospital Cemetery
  11. Rod-of Sholom Cemetery
  12. Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Cemetery
  13. Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery


Blandford Cemetery

Location 319 South Crater Road
Petersburg,Virginia 23803
Phone: (804) 733-2397 Email Inquiries: blandfordcemetery@verizon.net

The oldest marked grave dates back to 1702. Is on the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.

For more information about Historic Blandford Church and Cemetery please visit:

Brith Achim Cemetery

Location: 545 South Crater Road Petersburg, Virginia 23803

For more information about Brith Achim Cemetery Corporation please visit:

http://brithachimva.org/www.brithachimva.org/Cemetery.html

For an online database of who is buried in both Brith Achim and Rodof Sholom cemeteries please visit:

Christ and Grace Episcopal Church

Location 1545 South Sycamore Street Petersburg, Virginia 23803 Phone:  (804) 733-7202


Eastview Cemetery

Located next to Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia

Find A Grave Memorials


Fairgrounds Post Hospital


There are approximately 1700 Confederate graves in this cemetery.  It is located between Farmer Street and Augusta Avenue.

Find A Grave Memorials


Little Church Street Cemetery


Located at 600 Mingea Street, Petersburg, Virginia

Find A Grave Memorials


Maile Family Cemetery


Originally it was an old family farm.  The cemetery is located near J.E.B. Stuart School off Dupuy Road.  

No other information is available at this time.


Parks Station House


For more information and the history of Parks Station House please follow this link:

Find A Grave Memorial


Peoples Memorial Cemetery


Located directly across the street from Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.

Research suggests - Petersburg's cemeteries were segregated by race and by religion. In 1815, the Petersburg Beneficial Society of Free Men of Color was established to support its free black members in times of sickness and death.

Beneficial Trustees purchased their first lot in 1840. Peoples Cemetery, also known as Providence Cemetery, incorporates the second Beneficial Society lot. In 1985, this African- American cemetery was deeded over to the City of Petersburg.

In 2008 it was named to the National Register of Historic Places.

For more information and history of this cemetery please visit Peoples Memorial Cemetery website.

Pictures of the cemetery and 194 memorials that have been created can be found at Find A Grave.


Petersburg Hospital Cemetery


No information is currently available.  It is believed that this cemetery is in relation to the area that was once Petersburg General Hospital then located at 801 South Adams Street, Petersburg, Virginia.


Rod of Sholom Cemetery


This cemetery shares its' entrance with Brith Achim Cemetery located next to Blandford Cemetery, 545 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23803

Memorials created for this cemetery can be found at Find A Grave


Saint Josephs Roman Catholic Cemetery


The cemetery is located south of Blandford Cemetery, 319 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia.

Find A Grave Memorials


Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery

Burial records for Wilkerson Memorial Cemetery are located at Virginia Burial Supply, 611 South Crater Road, Petersburg, Virginia 23803.  Telephone:  (804) 733-8138.

The cemetery is located at 799 Page Street, Petersburg, Virginia.

For 1900 memorials created for this cemetery please visit Find A Grave.


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