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Petersburg, Virginia was an important cultural and economic center during the middle of the eighteenth century, supporting an extensive furniture-making community. Petersburg’s cultural history contributed to its unique regional furniture style, and emergence as a significant marketplace for southern Virginia and northern North Carolina.
A study by the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, North Carolina found evidence and surviving artifacts of early clock making traditions in Fredericksburg, Virginia. Among these are works produced by Thomas Walker and John Weidemeyer, which reflect neoclassical decoration and sophisticated movements unique to the region.