Petersburg - Petersburg, Hale County, Texas
Address: FM 54 & Spur789
Directions: intersection of FM 54 and Spur 789, West City Limits, Petersburg
Marker #: 5189004000
Year Dedicated: 1973
Size, type: 18" x 28"
Last reported condition: Faded; Refinish
Petersburg - First established, Sept. 9, 1891, as a rural post office about 5 miles northeast, at the home of Capt. Zack Peters, whose wife, Margaret, was postmaster. Ed M. White built first house at present site, about 1895. When Peters family moved from area, in 1896, White assumed postmaster duties. In 1902, he opened the first business in Petersburg, a general mercantile store. The settlement incorporated in 1927, and elected Charles Schuler as mayor. After arrival of Fort Worth & Denver Railroad, in 1928, Petersburg became an agricultural marketing center for the area. 1973
Decimal degrees:  N 32.074946   W -101.551780
Degrees, minutes: N 32 04.497   W 0101 33.107
UTM: Zone 14, Easting 259132, Northing 3551592
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