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

Federal Hill

 
 
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By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Federal Hill Marker
Inscription.  Lynchburg's first residential suburb became part of the city by annexation in 1814 and 1819. Houses within the neighborhood's nine block area represent over a hundred years of architectural styles that include Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival and Georgian Revival. It was on this hill in 1855 that gas as a heating and light source was first introduced into a private home in Lynchburg.

Local historic district designated by City of Lynchburg
 
Erected by City of Lynchburg.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings.
 
Location. 37° 24.74′ N, 79° 8.892′ W. Marker is in College Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Federal Street and Eigth Street, on the left when traveling east on Federal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. Latham's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel D. Rockenbach (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynchburg
Federal Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Federal Hill Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); John Daniel’s Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynchburg Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynchburg History (approx. ¼ mile away); Mr. Elder’s Rose Garden (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynchburg Civil War Hospitals (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Hill.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 415 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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