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

Montview

 
 
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By Michael C. Wilcox, May 27, 2012
1. Montview Marker
Inscription.  Montview was constructed in 1923 as the home of Senator and former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Carter Glass. Glass served in the House of Representatives and Senate from 1902 to 1946 and was known as the “Father of the Federal Reserve System” in recognition of which his likeness appears on the $50,000 Treasury note. Glass was a co-sponsor of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933. In 1941, he was sworn in as President Pro-Tem of the U.S. Senate on the sun porch of Montview.
 
Erected 1988 by Department of Conservation and Historic Resources. (Marker Number L-21.)
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsIndustry & Commerce.
 
Location. 37° 21.173′ N, 79° 10.5′ W. Marker is in Liberty University in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of University Boulevard and Liberty University Drive, on the left when traveling west on University Boulevard. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24514, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured
Montview Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 27, 2012
2. Montview Marker
as the crow flies. Grave of John Lynch (approx. 1.7 miles away); 91st Ohio Volunteer Infantry (approx. 1.7 miles away); Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Sandusky (approx. 1.7 miles away); a different marker also named Quaker Meeting House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Samuel Miller (approx. 2 miles away); a different marker also named Sandusky (approx. 2.2 miles away); Lynchburg (approx. 2.2 miles away).
 
Montview Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 27, 2012
3. Montview Marker
Montview Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael C. Wilcox, May 27, 2012
4. Montview Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 28, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 477 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on May 28, 2012, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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