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Benjamin Harrison Memorial Bridge

Crosses the James east of Hopewell near their airport.

Photographed 1993 and Contributed by Gill Pollard

Merchants Hope Church

Completed in 1657, [WPA Guide doubts that early date.] it is the oldest Episcopalian church still standing and being used as a house of worship in America. It is designated as a state and national historical landmark

Photographed June 2007 and Contributed by George Seitz

Washington House -abt1920

Owned by Augustine Billups (1754-1826) called Billups Tavern, located on the Petersburg Norfolk Stage Coach Route. It passed to his daughter Mary Ann Billups who married  Elisha Newcomb b1771. The house was called "Washington" for many years from a statue of George Washington on the front lawn. The home was torn down in the 1960s.

Contributed by Ken Newcombe

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