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

Inner Defenses

 
 
Inner Defenses Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Inner Defenses Marker
Inscription.  Here, facing west, ran the inner defenses of the city, located by General D. H. Hill. They were constructed by convalescents and home guards. General Early, after an inspection of the system, moved most of the men to the outer works well to the westward.
 
Erected 1941 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number Q-6-8.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 24.516′ N, 79° 9.224′ W. Marker is in College Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and Ninth Street, on the right when traveling north on Park Avenue. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: 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. John Warwick Daniel (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Inner Defenses (approx. ¼ mile away); Kemper Street Station (approx. ¼ mile away); Camp Davis (approx. ¼ mile away); Inner Defences (approx. 0.3 miles away); C.W. Seay
Park Ave & 9th St (facing north) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Park Ave & 9th St (facing north)
(approx. 0.3 miles away); Amelia Perry Pride’s Dorchester Home (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in College Hill.
 
Park Ave & 9th St (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
3. Park Ave & 9th St (facing south)
 
 
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 423 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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