Current Excavations

Map of southeastern Virginia showing location of Hopewell.The area being explored by archaeologists is a vacant lot at 500 Prince Henry Avenue in the City Point section of Hopewell. City Point is at the confluence of the Appomattox (below left) and James (below right) rivers. It became part of Hopewell when the city was incorporated in 1916.Plan of archaeological excavations at 500 Prince Henry Street. Note grid coordinate information on the left and upper edges of drawing.