Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Grave of John Lynch
who was the proprietor of lands
upon which the city is built
and for whom the city is named.
A zealous Quaker, benevolent
gentleman and promoter of
whatever advanced the general
good of his community.
Died October 31, 1820.
Erected 1935 by City Council of Lynchburg.
Location. 37° 22.348′ N, 79° 11.536′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Fort Avenue (Business U.S. 460) and John Lynch Place, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Located in the southwest corner of the the Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church Cemetery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 5810 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg VA 24502, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Quaker Meeting House (within shouting distance of this marker); 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Quaker Meeting House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Sandusky (about 500 feet away); a different marker Sandusky (approx. 0.6 miles away); Lynchburg (approx. 0.6 miles away); Fort Early (approx. 1.6 miles away); Jubal Early Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Lynchburg.
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 482 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.