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Parker's Battery

1801 Ware Bottom Spring Road, Chesterfield, VA
+1 804-226-1981
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Calm and Tranquil

This is not a very large battery compared to others in the area. It is well maintained and it has... read more

Reviewed December 30, 2016
Smiley T
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Colonial Heights, Virginia, United States
History site

Good light walking trail to historic site. About 1400 feet path total. Well maintained. About 5... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
Norman W
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30 Dec 2016
“Calm and Tranquil”
23 Jun 2016
“History site”
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1801 Ware Bottom Spring Road, Chesterfield, VA
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+1 804-226-1981
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Reviewed December 30, 2016

This is not a very large battery compared to others in the area. It is well maintained and it has lots of markers to inform visitors of it's historic significance and of the soldiers that lived, worked, or expired there. Walk through these trenches with...More

1  Thank Smiley T
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Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Good light walking trail to historic site. About 1400 feet path total. Well maintained. About 5 historical signs to read and enjoy.

1  Thank Norman W
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Reviewed July 26, 2015

The battery is beautifully preserved, with ample signs posted to ask visitors to respect the area and its history. The names of the soldiers that worked, resided, and became family here iare displayed after one walks through the area, noting the trenches and a few...More

3  Thank Juanita F
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Reviewed May 19, 2013

The passage of time is reflected by the industrial nature of all that surrounds this little area where Parker's Battery was emplaced. CPT Parker commanded this field artillery battery known as the "Boy Company" during the American Civil War. A short trail leads to where...More

3  Thank RE B
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