Arts & Museums
Pocahontas Island Black History Museum
224 Witten Street
Petersburg, Virginia 23803
Pocahontas Island Black History Museum, located on the historic Pocahontas Island in Petersburg, VA. It was once a stop on the Underground Railroad, is home to a treasure trove of artifacts and other historical items of interest that showcases over 200-years of Black history. Black History and Civil War expert, Mr. Richard Stewart, is the museum's founder and orator who delights in taking museum visitors on an oral journey of black history in Petersburg, VA. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment. Bus groups, schools, tourists, and lovers of history are encouraged to visit to experience the museum's unique display of historical artifacts.