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

In Memory of Lucy Kirkwood Scott Hotchkiss

1904 - 2001

 

— A Member of the Southern Memorial Association For Forty Years —

 
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1. In Memory of Lucy Kirkwood Scott Hotchkiss Marker
Inscription.  
Acer saccharin
"Sugar Maple"

Great-granddaughter of
Lucy Mina Norvell Otey

Granddaughter of
Colonel Kirkwood Otey, CSA
and
Lucy Dabney Norvell Otey
President of the Southern Memorial Association,
1881-1913

Daughter of
Anne Norvell Otey Scott
President of the Southern Memorial Association,
1913-1948

In the 1880's Colonel Kirkwood Otey, a disabled Confederate veteran, and his wife, Lucy Norvell Otey, supervised the planting of the original sugar maple trees in the Confederate Section. Using his crutches, Colonel Otey packed dirt around the tree roots.

This maple tree was planted by the Southern Memorial Association in honor of Lucy Kirk Hotchkiss and the many generations of her family who cared for the Confederate Section and memorialized the soldiers who sleep there.
 
Erected 2001.
 
Topics. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesHorticulture & ForestryWar, US CivilWomen. A significant historical year for this entry is 1881.
 
Location.
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37° 24.933′ N, 79° 9.43′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Memorial can be reached from Taylor Street, 0.2 miles north of 4th Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Taylor St, 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. Ancient Sugar Maple Tree (here, next to this marker); Confederate Smallpox Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Women of Lynchburg's Confederate Hospitals (a few steps from this marker); The Confederate Section (a few steps from this marker); Lynchburg, Virginia (a few steps from this marker); Lucy Mina Otey and the Ladie’s Relief Hospital (a few steps from this marker); Samuel Brice (Bryce) (a few steps from this marker); The Confederate Memorial Arch (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 18, 2021. This page has been viewed 48 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2021.

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