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

N.B. Handy House

c. 1897

 

— Diamond Hill Historic District —

 
N.B. Handy House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. N.B. Handy House Marker
Inscription.  Built by Nathan B. Handy, this Italianate stucco was extensively renovated in 1912. The architects, Burnham and Cave, drew up the plans. Few alterations have been made in the structure since then. The house was sold in 1949 after the death of Josephine Percy Christian. George Mosteller purchased the home of 1951, and owned the home until April 2004.
 
Erected by Diamond Hill Historic District.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1897.
 
Location. 37° 24.458′ N, 79° 8.567′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Harrison Street just north of Pearl Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1421 Harrison St, 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. Diamond Hill Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Lucado House (1902) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lynchburg Civil War Hospitals (approx. 0.2 miles away); Cary DeVall Langhorne (1837-1948) (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dunbar High School
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
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(approx. ¼ mile away); Diamond Hill (approx. ¼ mile away); Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (approx. ¼ mile away); Micajah Davis House (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 56 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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