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Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Lynchburg, VA offers a wealth of activities and leisure for all. Whether you are in search of family fun, an outdoor experience, or a lesson in history, it can be found in our Central Virginia location. It's safe to say that Lynchburg offers something exciting to everyone.

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Civil War Trails

Lynchburg is home to an impressive twelve sites on the Civil War Trails. Enjoy discovering Lynchburg as you follow these historic markers from downtown, to midtown and beyond. Sandusky 757 Sandusky Drive, Lynchburg VA 24502  434-832-0162  Road map  This 1808 Federal-style home was taken over by  Gen. David Hunter and used as Union headquarters ...

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Old City Cemetery Museums & Arboretum

Established in 1806, this restored public cemetery is a Virginia Historic Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places. Interpretive plaques, signage, and brochures are available throughout the 27-acre site. Features include a Confederate Section with over 2,200 graves of soldiers from 14 states, significant African-American history, and five small museums ...

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Spring Hill Cemetery

Established in 1852, Spring Hill Cemetery was designed by the notable architect, John Notman, and became active with the burial of Howell Robinson on October 18, 1855. Since the first burial in 1855, the cemetery has become the final resting place for many notable residents of Lynchburg. Among these are the ...

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The Presbyterian Cemetery

In 1823, the Presbyterian Cemetery was founded by six elders of the Second Presbyterian Church who had a vision of burying and commemorating the dead in a tranquil landscape, providing comfort to the bereaved. Take a stroll through the Presbyterian Cemetery and experience the charm of a park-like atmosphere and a ...

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