Signs of History (SM)


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In 1757 John Lynch opened a ferry here; in 1765 a church was built. In 1786 Lynchburg was established by act of assembly; in 1791 the first tobacco warehouse was built. Lynchburg was incorporated as a town in 1805. In 1840 the James River and Kanawha Canal, from Richmond to Lynchburg, was opened; the section to Buchanan, in 1851. Lynchburg became a city in 1852.

John Daniel's Home, K-142, 720 Court St.
Quaker Meeting House, L-20 Fort Ave. at Quaker Pkwy.
Montview, L-21 University Blvd., at entrance to Liberty University
Sandusky, L-22 Fort Ave. at Quaker Pkwy.
Lynchburg Defenses, M-60 Rte. 501, e. entrance to Lynchburg
Fort Early, Q-6-l Fort Ave., near Early Monument
Fort McCausland, Q-6-2 Langhorne Rd., about 1,200 ft. w. of Clifton St.
Inner Defenses, 1864, Q-6-3 Twelfth St., between Fillmore and Floyd sts.
Inner Defenses, Q-6-4 Bedford Ave. and Holly St.
Defense Works, Q-6-5 Rivermont Ave. and Langhorne Rd.
Mustered and Disbanded, 1861-1865, Q-6-6 between Rivermont Ave. and Monsview Dr.
Inner Defenses, 1864, Q-6-7 Ninth and Polk sts.
Inner Defenses, Q-6-8 between Ninth and Polk sts.
Inner Defenses, Q-6-9 between Wise and Floyd sts.
Miller-Claytor House, Q-6-l0 Rivermont Ave. and Treasure Island Rd.
Lynchburg, Q-6-I I Ninth and Church sts.
Carter Glass, Q-6-12 829 Church St.
Lynchburg College, Q-6-13 Lakeside Dr. (Rte. 221), w. of Old Forest Rd.
Randolph-Macon Woman's College, Q-6- 14 Rivermont Ave. and Princeton Cir.
Virginia Seminary and College, Q-6-15 Campbell Ave. and DeWitt St.
Allen Weir Freeman, M.D. 1881-1954, Q-6-16 in front of 416 Main St.
Douglas Soutball Freeman, Ph.D., Q-6-17 s. end of Rivermont Bridge
Samuel D. Rockenbach, Q-6-18 Eighth and Court sts.
The Anne Spencer House, Q-6-20 1313 Pierce St.

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