College Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
John Warwick Daniel
John Warwick Daniel Born in Lynchburg, September 5, 1842 Died in Lynchburg, June 29, 1910 Foremost and best loved Virginian of his time.
Major in the Army of Northern Virginia, and for twenty-four years a Senator of the United States from Virginia.
Soldier Jurist Statesman
Erected by the municipality and citizens of Lynchburg, and other admirers 1913
Erected 1913 by the municipality and citizens of Lynchburg, and other admirers.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical date for this entry is June 29, 1910.
Location. 37° 24.525′ N, 79° 9.215′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. It is in College Hill. Marker is at the intersection of Park Avenue and 9th Street, on the left when traveling south 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. Inner Defenses (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Inner Defenses (approx. Ό mile Kemper Street Station (approx. Ό mile away); Camp Davis (approx. Ό mile away); Inner Defences (approx. 0.3 miles away); C.W. Seay (approx. 0.3 miles away); Virginia Teachers Association (approx. 0.3 miles away); Jackson Street United Methodist Church (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
More about this marker. Statue is in a small triangular grassy park facing Park Avenue and bounded by 9th and Floyd Streets.
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This link is to John Daniel's Home marker at Court and 8th Streets.
Also see . . . John W. Daniel. Wikipedia entry. “Daniel studied law at the University of Virginia at Charlottesville and was admitted to the bar in 1866. He established his practice at Lynchburg. Despite being crippled from his war injury, he entered politics and was a member of the House of Delegates from 1869–72. Daniel was elected to the state senate in 1876 and served until 1881, when he was an unsuccessful candidate for Governor of Virginia. In 1884, he was elected as a Democrat to the Forty-ninth Congress and served from March 4, 1885 – March 4, 1887. Daniel was subsequently elected as a Democrat to the United States Senate. He was reelected in 1891, 1897, 1904, (Submitted on July 8, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.)
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 726 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on July 8, 2012, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.