2400 Stadium Rd.
Lynchburg, VA 24501
Phone: (434) 847-1045
Fax: (434) 846-0086
The Anne Spencer House is the abode of late poet and activist Anne Spencer. Built in 1903, this two-story home is an example of Queen Anne style architecture and is surrounded by verdant gardens. Explore the rooms and view artifacts, decor and furnishings in their original 20th-century setting.
Built before the Battle of Lynchburg, Fort Early is named after General Jubal Early. It was built with an objective to protect and guard the outskirts of Lynchburg from the Union Army. This earthen fort is still intact and in 1919, the Jubal Early Monument was raised to honor General Early. The monument as well as the fort site are listed in the National Register of Historic Places and are open to visitors.
The most elaborate examples of tombstone sculpture in Lynchburg can be found at this cemetery that has a distinctive Victorian atmosphere once you enter the iron gates. Entombed Civil War heroes at this cemetery include Generals Garland and Rhodes.
Spanning over 33 acres (13 hectares) of land cover, the Federal Hill Historic District is a national monumental district situated in Lynchburg, Virginia. Across the entire downtown, nearly 500 vital buildings are encompassed in the four residential districts, of which a greatly significant district is the Federal Hill Historic District. It principally acts as a residential area and the early Federal houses carry immense worth. Predominantly the freestyle brick and frame houses that can be spotted in an assortment of styles add up to the artistic beauty of the district.
The Old City Cemetery stands as one of the most significant historical cemetery sites in the Lynchburg city of the U.S. State of Virginia. It is spread over a massive 26 acres (11 hectares) of land area. The ancient cemetery site was erected and established in 1806. Due to its immense monumental value, the site is registered on the National Register of Historic Places. The 26-acre site is inclusive of four house museums too, that are situated inside the cemetery. It is also famed for the fact that it houses almost 90 per cent of free and enslaved African-American population of Lynchburg.
The First Baptist Church situated at Lynchburg in Virginia is a noted Baptist church building. Constructed on a jagged granite foundation, it is predominantly created from hard-pressed red bricks. Adorned with large rose windows, the two sides to the main façade are bordered with moldings. The structure was built in 1884. The Lynchburg Baptist Association organizes Sunday School, as well as activities and events for the community. Of immense historic importance, this Gothic church was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982.
The St. Paul's Church is a historic church built in 1891. Spread over an area of 1 acre (0.40 hectare), it displays the Richardsonian Romanesque style of architecture. The church is home to Lynchburg's most ancient Episcopal parish. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1982. It has continued to serve from the time of its inception and holds masses even today.
Children are encouraged to be active participants in the learning process through creative hands-on, multidisciplinary exhibits at this museum that offers exhibits on arts and humanities, culture, sciences, and much more to give children a better understanding of themselves and the world.
The Point of Honor is an ancient home site that was once the abode of Dr. George Cabell, Sr, a prominent American citizen. This 1815 mansion is currently a house museum that features furnishings and other objects from the 19th Century.
Daniel's Hill Historic District is one of the important residential historic districts of Lynchburg. This residential area features buildings from the 19th Century and architectural styles prevalent in that era. The historical district was incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.
The historical Sandusky House is sited at the Lynchburg vicinity in Virginia. The building was constructed in 1808 and carries massive monumental value. The house has paved its way to the National Register of Historic Places and is a superb example of the Federal style of architecture.
The monumental Samuel Miller House is a significant home site that is nestled in the Lynchburg region in Virginia. The construction of the house was completed in three years and was owned by Samuel Miller, a wealthy businessman. The house accurately traces the Federal style of architecture and is also incorporated in the National Register of Historic Places.