Parker's Battery

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Parkers Battery was part of the Confederate defenses known as the Howlett Line, and saw frequent battles. It was occupied by Confederate forces until the fall of Petersburg, and some may still remain today. Witnesses describe apparitions of soldiers in the bunkers, and the soldiers are said to look either very unhappy or very confused.

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Geographic Information

Address:
Ware Bottom Spring Rd and Ramblewood Dr
Chester, VA
United States

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GPS:
37.34907804477016, -77.39423990249634
County:
Chesterfield County, Virginia
Nearest Towns:
Chester, VA (2.7 mi.)
Enon, VA (4.1 mi.)
Bellwood, VA (5.6 mi.)
Colonial Heights, VA (5.6 mi.)
Chesterfield Court House, VA (6.4 mi.)
Chesterfield, VA (6.4 mi.)
Hopewell, VA (6.6 mi.)
Bensley, VA (7.3 mi.)
Pocahontas, VA (7.7 mi.)
Ettrick, VA (7.8 mi.)

Contact Information

Web:
http://visitchesterfieldva.com/history/historical-sites/parkers-attery/

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  1. No bunkers–just earthworks. Yes, people have heard thing and I’ve gotten a figure in a photo, voices over my ghost box and heard footsteps (this happened one of the three days of the anniversary of the battle in June). Much of my current and others’ experiences will be in my ghost book coming out in August 2015 by Schiffer Publishing. Paranormal Petersburg, Virginia, and the Tri-Cities Area.

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