Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Glanders Stable
1863 – 1864
early medical research
was conducted here on
Confederate cavalry horses
affected by the
“Great Glanders Epizootic”
Location. 37° 24.83′ N, 79° 9.44′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Taylor Street and 4th Street. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg VA 24504, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Quartermaster’s Glanders Stable (here, next to this marker); Ivy Chapel Union Church (a few steps from this marker); Chapel and Columbarium (a few steps from this marker); Hermon Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Iron Fencing (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynchburg’s First Public Hanging, 1830 (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Lynchburg's Pest House (within shouting distance of this marker); Station House Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Click for a list of all markers in Lynchburg.
Also see . . . The Civil War Quartermaster's Glanders Stable (Submitted on May 27, 2014.)
Categories. • Animals • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 452 times since then and 10 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.