Preservation of Flank and Defense Road sign now

Flank and Defense Roads - On 29 January 1973, Chester L. Brooks, Director of the Northeast Region National Park Service, deeded 257.53 Acres to the City of Petersburg by Authority of U.S. Congress and approval of the President of the United States. Public Law 92-272 (86 Stat. 120).

The said Grantee and its assigns, covenants with the Grantor and its assigns, that said Grantee will use the hereinabove described land for PUBLIC STREET and PARK purposes and NO NEW STREETS, ENTRANCE DRIVES, or other DEVELOPMENTS shall be constructed in such manner as to adversely effect existing forts, historic earthworks or other historic features.

THIS IS A PETITION TO STOP ANY AND ALL PLANNED OR UNPLANNED DEVELOPMENTS ON BOTH FLANK AND DEFENSE ROADS LOCATED WITHIN THE CITY OF PETERSBURG, VIRGINIA. THIS PETITION DOES NOT PERTAIN TO NEW PARKS OR PLAYGROUNDS. THE UNDERSIGNED PETITION TO PROTECT AND PRESERVE BOTH OF THESE HISTORIC ROADS THAT THE CITY OF PETERSBURG AGREED TO DO.

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  • 03 January 2016700. Becky A
    I support this petition
  • 03 January 2016699. Donald Nb
    I support this petition
  • 27 December 2015698. James Andconstanced
    Honor the wishes and conditions of the grantor.
  • 27 December 2015697. Mike Ff
    Please preserve this improtant site.
  • 26 December 2015696. Scott D
    Protect our Heritage !
  • 24 December 2015695. Kaleb D
    Further infringement on Civil War related, historical land is wholly unacceptable.
  • 23 December 2015694. Scott J
    I support this petition
  • 23 December 2015693. Thomas Mf
    It is shameful how little respect this Country has for it's own History. Preserve the roads!!!
  • 23 December 2015692. Clyde L
    I support this petition
  • 22 December 2015691. Dave C
    Doesn't history mean anything to y'all?
  • 22 December 2015690. Bob K
    I personally think that it is a travisty to try to pretend that history never happened, I am proud to be in the south and honor our history.
  • 21 December 2015689. Billy Ep
    There is plenty of land to build on other than our historical places which, when gone cannot come back. That tactic is not progress.
  • 18 December 2015688. Linda C
    Preserve our Heritage
  • 17 December 2015687. Don G
    I support this petition
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    I support this petition
  • 13 December 2015685. Robert W
    I support this petition
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    I support this petition
  • 11 December 2015683. Jean Bs
    I support this petition
  • 09 December 2015682. Russ W
    I support this petition
  • 07 December 2015681. Forrest J
    Preserve what we have left
  • 06 December 2015680. Susan M
    taking away our human rights is communistic!
  • 06 December 2015679. Patricia C
    I support this petition
  • 06 December 2015678. John J
    Stop the developement, enough already!!!
  • 05 December 2015677. Michael Wp
    I support this petition
  • 01 December 2015676. Scott B
    I support this petition
  • 30 November 2015675. John Bell
    I AGREE THAT THE ROADS SHOULD BE PRESERVED FOR HISTORIC AND HERITAGE SAKE.. WHEN ARE WE GOING TO GET ENOUGH OF THE LOCAL, COUNTY, STATE AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT'S TELLING THE CITIZENS WHO CREATED THESE FORMS OF GOVERNMENT WHAT THEY HAVE A RIGH TO DO. I THOU
  • 29 November 2015674. Roderick Rgoodes
    I support this petition

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Local Congress, Secretary of the Interior, National Park Service, Zoning Comission, Petersburg City Council

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