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Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall

 
 
Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall Marker
Inscription.  
Famous canal boat
of the
James River and Kanawha Company,
which conveyed the body of
Stonewall Jackson
from Lynchburg to Lexington,
May 13, 1863

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels. A significant historical month for this entry is May 1925.
 
Location. 37° 26.359′ N, 79° 9.774′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Riverside Street and Rivermont Avenue. Located in Riverside Park. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24503, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Packet Boat Marshall (a few steps from this marker); Troubled to Healing Waters (within shouting distance of this marker); The Long View (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fink Deck Truss (about 800 feet away); Miller-Claytor House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Safe Haven in Lynchburg: Project Y (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pearl S. Buck (approx. 0.6 miles away); Randolph-Macon Woman's College (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 15, 2017
2. Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall Marker
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Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall marker & shed image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
3. Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall marker & shed
Packet Boat <i>Marshall</i> restored hull image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher
4. Packet Boat Marshall restored hull
Packet Boat <i>Marshall</i> Preservation Project image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bernard Fisher
5. Packet Boat Marshall Preservation Project
It was 90 feet long, 14 feet wide, and with a handmade 3/16-inch-thick iron hull.
Restored Hull of the Packet Boat Marshal image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bradley Owen, October 15, 2017
6. Restored Hull of the Packet Boat Marshal
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 679 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   2. submitted on March 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.   3, 4, 5. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   6. submitted on March 20, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia.

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May. 18, 2022