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

Anne Spencer and Her Garden

 
 
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By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. Anne Spencer and Her Garden Marker
Inscription.  
[The marker features a photograph with the following caption:]
Edward and Anne Spencer were photographed in the 1940's beside this pond. Note the corner of the bench and the birdhouse in the background.
 
Erected by The Anne Spencer House and Garden Museum.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansHorticulture & ForestryWomen.
 
Location. 37° 24.211′ N, 79° 9.151′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Pierce Street just south of 13th Street, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1313 Pierce 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. Pauline Weeden Maloney (a few steps from this marker); Anne Spencer (within shouting distance of this marker); Rumble Seat (within shouting distance of this marker); Anne Spencer Home and Edankraal (within shouting distance of this marker); In Tribute to Anne Bethel Spencer (within
Anne Spencer and Her Garden Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. Anne Spencer and Her Garden Marker
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shouting distance of this marker); Anne Spencer House (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named The Anne Spencer House (within shouting distance of this marker); Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 19, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A present-day photo of the bench and pond. • Can you help?

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Nov. 29, 2021