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  Petersburg, Virginia - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Petersburg is located on the Appomattox River at the fall line, which marks the area where an upland region (continental bedrock) and a coastal plain (coastal alluvia) meet.
Petersburg was the lifeline to Richmond, which was the Capital of the Confederacy.
Petersburg is the center of the Appomattox Basin regional economy that includes the counties of Dinwiddie and Prince George, the southern part of Chesterfield County, and the cities of Hopewell and Colonial Heights.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Petersburg,_Virginia   (1218 words)

 Alaska, Yukon & British Columbia Travel Guide [alaskan.com]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Petersburg, midway between Ketchikan and Juneau, is at the northern end of the famed 21-mile-long Wrangell Narrows, a narrow but beautiful channel.
Petersburg is perhaps one of the prettiest seacoast communities on the shores of the Pacific.
Petersburg waterfront is a colorful collection of storage and processing plants and a boat harbor scattered along the downtown waterfront.
www.alaskan.com /bells/petersburg.html   (1002 words)

 St. Petersburg Travel Guide | Fodor's Online
Conceived in the soul of a visionary emperor, St. Petersburg is Russia's adopted child.
It was in St. Petersburg that Petipa invented -- and Pavlova, Nijinsky, and Ulanova perfected -- the ballet, the most aristocratic of dance forms.
Petersburg is not just about its fairy-tale setting, however, for its history is integrally bound up in Russia's dark side, too -- a centuries-long procession of wars and revolutions.
www.fodors.com /miniguides/mgresults.cfm?destination=st_petersburg@151   (790 words)

 African-Americans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Petersburg was considered to have the largest number of free fls of any Southern city at that time.
When Petersburg became a major supply center for the newly formed Confederacy and its nearby capital in Richmond, both freedmen and slaves were employed in various war functions.
The other division at Petersburg was with the IX Corps and it fought in the Battle of the Crater, July 30, 1864.
www.nps.gov /pete/mahan/eduhistafam.html   (500 words)

 City of St. Petersburg Beaches   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
St. Petersburg's Municipal Beach on the shores of a neighboring Gulf of Mexico community, Treasure Island, boasts 500 feet of sandy white shores.
Thanks to the forethought of the city's founding fathers, St. Petersburg purchased the beach outside its city limits to ensure that residents would have direct access to the Gulf of Mexico for generations to come.
This distinction is a symbol of responsible beach management that encourages greater public awareness of environment, health, and safety conditions at beaches and indicates a healthy, safe, and environmentally sound shore to any sun worshipper.
www.ci.saint-petersburg.fl.us /beaches.htm   (569 words)

 General Information - Petersburg, Nebraska
he Village of Petersburg, Nebraska, population 374, is located in north-central Boone County, approximately 13 miles north of Albion, the Boone County seat.
On June 8, 1887, John Peters dedicated the plat of the original town of Petersburg to the public.
Petersburg owns and operates its own water system and currently has two domestic wells with a 50,000-gallon elevated storage tank.
www.ci.petersburg.ne.us /general.htm   (673 words)

 Museums of Saint Petersburg
In Saint Petersburg, that is often called a cultural capital of Russia, there are just under 200 museums.
The first building of Saint Petersburg, the wooden house of Peter I was erected, as legend goes, in three days (24 - 26 May) by the soldiers of Semenovsky regiment.
Nowadays with the exhibition space of 465 square meters, it is the largest exhibition hall in Saint Petersburg.
www.petersburg-hotels.com /eng/guide/museums   (1003 words)

 Petersburg, Virginia
As with most of this area of Virginia, Petersburg is rich in early American history.
Petersburg also has an abundance of accommodations, restaurants and shopping...
The Petersburg National Battlefield (I-95 exit 54) is a 2,700 acre park with a Visitor's Center, exhibits, tours and film presentations.
www.icity.net /cityguide/petersburg.html   (368 words)

 Petersburg - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Petersburg was the name of a town in South Australia renamed to Peterborough in 1917 during World War I
Petersburg is also the title of Andrei Bely's most famous novel.
This is a disambiguation page, a list of pages that otherwise might share the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Petersburg   (107 words)

 Illustrated Short History of St. Petersburg, Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This city witnessed so many dramatic events that one can hardly believe that St. Petersburg is not even 300 years old.
Petersburg has always welcomed foreigners and newcomers from other parts of Russia.
Petersburg on the road to capitalism (1840s -1895)
www.cityvision2000.com /history/virtual-short.htm   (87 words)

 St Petersburg Travel Information | Lonely Planet Destination Guide   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
St Petersburg has been dubbed the Venice of the North for its palace-lined waterways.
The city's northern latitude means long days in summer and long nights in winter - but in winter, hotels and tourist attractions are less crowded and there's a twinkling magic to the night sky.
Disclaimer: We've tried to make the information on this web site as accurate as possible, but it is provided 'as is' and we accept no responsibility for any loss, injury or inconvenience sustained by anyone resulting from this information.
www.lonelyplanet.com /worldguide/destinations/europe/russia/st-petersburg   (369 words)

 Exploring Russia / St. Petersburg
Petersburg is a city of haunting magnificence, an imperial capital that seems to have been built as a monument to its own passing.
Less than three centuries have passed since Peter the Great began building his grand city on the Gulf of Finland, but it is difficult to visit its vast, crystalline squares and palaces without feeling the enormity of the gulf that separates that time from our own.
The enigmatic homeliness of Peter's cottage and the city's placid canals may contrast with the brooding grandeur of the Winter Palace, but they share with it a graceful stillness that is difficult to forget.
www.geographia.com /russia/peter01.htm   (134 words)

 City of Petersburg, Alaska Known as Alaska's Little Norway
The most time intensive work, starting the Petersburg chapter and forming a non-profit organization, has already been done by founding members.
The City of Petersburg Water Utility is requesting all members of the public that hike or walk their dogs in the vicinity of the water treatment plant and water storage tank, to please halt these activities during the Water Treatment Plant - Upgrade Project.
If you have pictures of the 2004 May Fest celebrations and you want to see them on the City of Petersburg web page please sent them to webmaster@ci.petersburg.ak.us and we will put them on the website.
www.ci.petersburg.ak.us   (822 words)

 Petersburg, Michigan 49270 - InfoMI.com
Petersburg is a small, rural community located near the western border of Monroe County, about two miles west of US-23, in Summerfield Township.
Petersburg was named after Richard Peters, who, moving here in 1824, bought a farm, and later sold some of the property to found the town in 1836.
In 1863, it was named Petersburgh; 30 years later the spelling was changed to Petersburg.
www.infomi.com /city/petersburg   (168 words)

 Petersburg News
A Petersburg animal control officer is recovering after being attacked by a Pit Bull.
Across the Atlantic, Liberians were changing the future of their country Tuesday as they voted for a new president, vice president, 30 senators and 64 members of the Liberian House of Representatives.
BECKY WYATTFounder, Friends Against Crack PETERSBURG At the end of the day, Becky Wyatt exited a small corner building and strode toward her white Toyota Avalon.
www.topix.net /city/petersburg-va   (1062 words)

 My tribute to St. Petersburg
Petersburg (Leningrad from 1924 to 1992) was founded in 1703 by Peter the Great.
Petersburg is situated on 44 islands in Neva river's delta and is famous for its bridges, embankments, museums, and, of course, for its magical White Nights.
Nowadays, St. Petersburg, with a population of over 5 million, plays a very imortant role in Russia's political, scientific, and cultural life.
users.abac.com /gregoryo/mycity   (239 words)

 Saint Petersburg --¬† Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
Petersburg has played a vital role in Russian history.
Situated in Pinellas County in west-central Florida, St. Petersburg occupies the lower part of Pinellas peninsula, on Florida's west coast.
To the east of St. Petersburg is Tampa Bay, and to the west is Boca Ciega Bay.
www.britannica.com /eb/article?tocId=9109512&query=st.   (861 words)

 Petersburg CITY / Guide to St. Petersburg, Russia
The 7th St. Petersburg Squash Open, the most prestigious squash tournament in Russia, is being held in St. Petersburg on Friday through Sunday.
Elcoteq inaugurated on the 7 of October the new manufacturing plant in St. Petersburg, Russia.
On the afternoon of October 6 the first stone was laid of the large joint-invested "Baltic Pearl" multi-functional community in St. Petersburg, Russia.
petersburgcity.com   (654 words)

 St. Petersburg: Russia's Northern Capital   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The city guide "St. Petersburg at Your Fingertips" is meant to introduce you to the most beautiful city of Russia.
Petersburg is an exciting city, which has to offer more than simply the Hermitage Museum and the Kirov Ballet of the Mariinsky Theater.
Officially proclaimed the "Cultural Capital of Russia" St. Petersburg is a place, where you need weeks just to see all its major landmarks.
www.cityvision2000.com /city   (219 words)

 St Petersburg City Break - St. Petersburg Travel Breaks Online
Not only is St Petersburg architecturally breathtaking, but the city oozes a heady romantic atmosphere that makes it one of Europe’s most talked about city breaks destinations.
St Petersburg has a distinct baroque flavour and thanks to Peter the Great’s demand that every nobleman who lived in his city was to build a new palace; modern-day St Petersburg is crammed with architectural gems.
In fact, St Petersburg’s architectural heritage is so rich that it’s tempting to leave your guidebook in the hotel and see what you can ‘discover’ unaided.
www.st-petersburg-city-break.eu.com   (419 words)

 City of Petersburg, Virginia VAGenWeb Project
Present day City of Petersburg was originally formed as Fort Henry in 1645, renamed Peter's Point and then renamed Petersburg in 1733.
Parent counties for the City of Petersburg were Chesterfield, Dinwiddie, and Prince George County.
In 1784, the towns of Blandford, Pocahontas and Ravenscroft were added.Present day City of Petersburg was originally formed as Fort Henry in 1645, renamed Peter's Point and then renamed Petersburg in 1733.
vagenweb.petersburghistory.com   (129 words)

 Petersburg Alaska .com - Alaska Charters, Vacation, Fishing Guide
Serving Petersburg, Alaska and the surrounding wilderness area.
Petersburg Alaska is located in the heart of southeast Alaska’s Inside Passage.
The ocean waters around Petersburg, AK are the summer home to over 500 humpback whales.
www.petersburgalaska.com   (326 words)

 Petersburg Real Estate Agents, Petersburg Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Petersburg
She had to handle a lot of issues since I do not live in the state where the house was sold.
HomeGain provides Petersburg, Virginia real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Petersburg realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Petersburg real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Petersburg home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Petersburg real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
www.homegain.com /local_real_estate/VA/petersburg.html   (493 words)

 Petersburg Public Schools Human Resources   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The Petersburg Public Schools is a K-12 Public School District with 7
We are located in south central Virginia, approximately 20 miles south of the capital, Richmond.
Information about the Petersburg area can be found simply by clicking on Newcomers Links here or in the floating site menu.
www.ppsk12.com /humres.htm   (186 words)

In the Civil War, Petersburg, which guarded the southern approaches to Richmond, was under siege from June 15, 1864, to Apr. 3, 1865.
Grant gradually extended his left flank SW of Petersburg to cut off Lee's supplies from the lower South, and Lee was forced to spread his smaller army over many miles of entrenchments.
Petersburg National Battlefield - Petersburg National Battlefield: see National Parks and Monuments (table).
www.infoplease.com /ce6/us/A0838604.html   (499 words)

 Petersburg Ranger District
Information about the numerous trails, campgrounds, and cabins in the Petersburg area and throughout the Tongass.
The Petersburg Visitor Information Center is run jointly by the U.S. Forest Service and the Petersburg Chamber of Commerce.
A list of current and upcoming projects in the Petersburg Area including cabin, trail, and road maintenance projects and environmental analyses.
www.fs.fed.us /r10/tongass/districts/petersburg   (212 words)

 An illustrated history of St. Petersburg, Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Although just 300 years old, St. Petersburg has a rich and exciting history, full of dramatic events and major historical figures.
Founded in 1703 by Emperor Peter the Great as his "window on the West", St. Petersburg enjoys a vibrant, cosmopolitan atmosphere and some of the most beautiful architecture in Europe.
For those interested in culture and history, St. Petersburg is the perfect holiday destination.
www.saint-petersburg.com /history   (89 words)

 Petersburg Virginia Area Real Estate and Homes for Sale
Petersburg, a port on the Appomattox River; was incorporated as a city 1850.
Late in the American Civil War, Petersburg (by then an important manufacturing and transportation center) was the scene of a successful ten-month siege by Union forces under General Ulysses S. Grant.
The fall of Petersburg to federal troops on April 2, 1865, led directly to the Union capture of Richmond.
www.petersburg.findaresidence.com   (465 words)

 Photographers in Petersburg VA - Petersburg Photographers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Petersburg Photographers, Petersburg Photojournalists for Petersburg Weddings, Mitzvahs, Corporate Events and more in Petersburg, VA Petersburg Photographers, Photography in Petersburg VA VA local pages
Using both candid shots and crafted poses to reveal the essence of your wedding day so that it will be a story that will be...
My goal is to capture images that are evocative and timeless; images that you will revisit over the years to come with great enjoyment; recalling not only the events and special mome...
petersburg-photographers-va.wedj.com   (1149 words)

 Saint-Petersburg.com - travel and event guide for St Petersburg, Russia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Petersburg is one of the most beautiful cities in the world.
At 300, St. Petersburg is young by European standards, yet the city has an impressive history.
Petersburg offers some of world's most spectacular urban views and photographic opportunities.
www.saint-petersburg.com   (380 words)

 Petersburg Pilot
Two teams from Petersburg challenged those conversions in what has become one of the state’s most grueling and participated in races.
It was a busy weekend for Petersburg High School sports as three teams traveled on the southeast road circuit and represented the Vikings with outstanding conquests.
The Vikings volleyball team was one of 13 teams battling at the Juneau Invitational Volleyball Extravaganza (JIVE).
www.petersburgpilot.com   (255 words)

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