Old Towne Petersburg

Old Towne Petersburg is an area that is steeped in history, culture and the arts. President Lincoln toured Old Towne on April 7, 1865. He passed the South Side Depot, which served as Confederate General* William Mahone's headquarters. Hollywood film producer and director, Steven Spielberg filmed many scenes for "Lincoln" here. Visitors can see the historic buildings used in "Lincoln", enjoy boutiques, antiques, salons, specialty shops, art venues and restaurants for a truly unique experience.