Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Douglas Southall Freeman
Erected 1998 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q6-17.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, Music • Communications. A significant historical date for this entry is May 16, 1886.
Location. 37° 25.11′ N, 79° 8.745′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and South Amherst Highway (Virginia Route 163), on the right when traveling west on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 422 Main Street, Lynchburg VA 24504, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within Allen Weir Freeman, M.D. (here, next to this marker); Lynchburg History (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Academy of Music (1905-1958) (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Lynchburg History (about 700 feet away); Court Street Baptist Church (about 800 feet away); Abram Frederick Biggers and Biggers School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Point of Honor (approx. 0.2 miles away); Latham's Battery (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 503 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.