PB-00421275 www.petersburgpreservationtaskforce.com Step Back in Time The Petersburg Preservation Task Force (PPTF) serves as the primary organization preserving, managing, and presenting Petersburg’s rich and unique historic resources. We invite you to come and experience our history. Below are just few of the many sites available to tour. Centre Hill is situated five acres overlooking the Appomattox River, and is prominent in the vista heading south on the Boulevard from Colonial Heights into Petersburg. The property retains the remnants of a brick wall and a wrought-Iron fence. The Garden Club of Virginia has restored its landscaping. The mansion was featured in Steve Spielberg’s movie “Lincoln,” filmed in Petersburg just before Christmas 2011. The property is now Centre Hill Mansion Museum, a city of Petersburg museum. It features many superb 19th and 20th century pieces of furniture and decorative arts, many with local significance. The property is on the National Historic Register, and the museum is open Saturday from 10a to 5p and Sunday from 1p to 5p. The last tour each day starts at 4p. Admission is charged, and tours are given every half hour. The site includes an orientation exhibition and gift shop with a fine selection of books. Please call 804-733-2396 for information and group tours. Blandford Church is the “oldest structure in Petersburg with a clearly documented history.”13 states donated windows, as did the LMA and Tiffany himself. These magnificent windows have made Branford Church a national art treasure. Blanford Church is on the National Register of Historic Places. The Farmers Bank of Petersburg is one of the oldest bank buildings in the United States. and perhaps the oldest in Virginia. Group tours are available. Please call 804- 722-0198 for more information. The Exchange Building is the only National Historic Landmark in the City of Petersburg. The Exchange in Petersburg is most probably the last, unaltered Merchants Exchange in existence in the United States.” Visitor’s Center hours will be Thursday through Saturday from 10am to 5pm and Sunday from 1pm to 5pm. Please call 804-835-9630 for information. We are operating with winter hours to 4pm. Come Explore more exciting locations at with Like us on Facebook @ petersburgpreservationtaskforce PETERSBURGAREA.ORG 804.861.1666 41