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Peter Jones Trading Post

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Early 18th century. Market St. at W. Old St.

These remains are named in the erroneous belief that they belong to a famed seventeenth-century structure associated with Fort Henry. Although not that early, there was an eighteenth-century stone structure here that once served as an ammunition magazine for the city and as a feed store until it was largely destroyed by fire in the late 1970s.

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Anne Carter Lee
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Anne Carter Lee, "Peter Jones Trading Post", [Petersburg, Virginia], SAH Archipedia, eds. Gabrielle Esperdy and Karen Kingsley, Charlottesville: UVaP, 2012—, http://sah-archipedia.org/buildings/VA-02-DW21.

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