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Site of Lynchburg's Pest House

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
1. Site of Lynchburg's Pest House Marker
Inscription.
Site of Lynchburg’s
Pest House

Constructed circa 1840

Served as
Confederate Quarantine Hospital
1861 - 1865

Demolished 1880

 
Location. 37° 24.828′ N, 79° 9.393′ 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. College Hill Reservoir Water Pitcher (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron Fencing (within shouting distance of this marker); The Quartermaster’s Glanders Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Glanders Stable (within shouting distance of this marker); Ivy Chapel Union Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chapel and Columbarium (about 300 feet away); Hermon Methodist Church (about 300 feet away); Lynchburg’s First Public Hanging, 1830 (about 300 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Also see . . .  Cemetery Museums. Old City Cemetery (Submitted on May 27, 2014.) 
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesScience & MedicineWar, US Civil
 
Site of Lynchburg's Pest House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
2. Site of Lynchburg's Pest House Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 514 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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