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Central Business District in Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Percival's Island Overlook

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Percival's Island Overlook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 5, 2019
1. Percival's Island Overlook Marker
Inscription.  
Celebrating the 400th Anniversary of Jamestown &
250th Anniversary of John Lynch's Ferry

 
Erected 2007 by City of Lynchburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & CommerceWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical year for this entry is 1757.
 
Location. 37° 24.721′ N, 79° 8.123′ W. Marker is in the Central Business District in Lynchburg, Virginia. Located on railroad bridge on James River Heritage Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Lynchburg History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Luke Jordan, Blues Pioneer (about 400 feet away); Lucile Barrow Turner (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lynchburg History (approx. 0.2 miles away); Federal Transient Bureau Fire (approx. 0.3 miles away); Civil War Lynchburg (approx. 0.4 miles away); a different marker also named Lynchburg History (approx. 0.4 miles away); Point of Beginning (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Central Business District.
 
Percival's Island Overlook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 5, 2019
2. Percival's Island Overlook Marker
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Percival's Island Overlook Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 5, 2019
3. Percival's Island Overlook Marker
View of James River from Percival's Island Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 5, 2019
4. View of James River from Percival's Island Overlook
View of James River from Percival's Island Overlook image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, July 5, 2019
5. View of James River from Percival's Island Overlook
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on July 10, 2019, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 77 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on July 10, 2019, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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