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Tinbridge Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Marble Column

 
 
Marble Column Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 1, 2015
1. Marble Column Marker
Inscription.  This three piece marble column adorned the front of the First National Bank building, Tenth and Main Streets. It was built 1908-09, P. Thornton Marye, architect. When the building was completely remodeled in 1976-77 all marble was replaced by a brick facade.

A gift of Bat Masonry Co., Inc.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture.
 
Location. 37° 24.842′ N, 79° 9.423′ W. Marker is in Tinbridge Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Wise Street and 4th Street when traveling north. Marker is located within the Old City Cemetery grounds, near the Chapel & Columbarium. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Iron Fencing (here, next to this marker); Stone Well Cap (a few steps from 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
Marble Column Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 1, 2015
2. Marble Column Marker
(marker visible near base of column)
(within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel and Columbarium (within shouting distance of this marker); Hermon Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Lynchburg's Pest House (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tinbridge Hill.
 
Also see . . .  Philip Thornton Marye (Wikipedia). Marye was born in Alexandria, Virginia. He attended Randolph-Macon College and the University of Virginia before serving in the Fourth Virginia Volunteers in Cuba during the Spanish–American War. Marye trained in architecture briefly with Glen Brown in Washington, D.C., and practiced architecture in Newport News, Virginia, in the early 1900s, but moved to Atlanta in 1903 after receiving the important commission to design the Atlanta Terminal Station. (Submitted on September 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.) 
 
Marble Column image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, October 1, 2015
3. Marble Column
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2020. It was originally submitted on September 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 51 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on September 21, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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