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

Site of Glanders Stable

 
 
Glanders Stable Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
1. Glanders Stable Marker
Inscription.  
Site of the
Civil War
Quartermaster’s
Glanders Stable
1863 – 1864

Important
early medical research
was conducted here on
Confederate cavalry horses
affected by the
“Great Glanders Epizootic”

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsScience & MedicineWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1863.
 
Location. 37° 24.83′ N, 79° 9.44′ W. Marker is in Tinbridge Hill in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Taylor Street and 4th Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Taylor Street, 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. The Quartermaster’s Glanders Stable (here, next to this marker); Ivy Chapel Union Church (a few steps from this marker); Chapel and Columbarium (a few steps from this marker); Hermon Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Iron Fencing (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynchburg’s First Public Hanging, 1830
Glanders Stable Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
2. Glanders Stable Marker
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Marble Column (within shouting distance of this marker); Stone Well Cap (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Tinbridge Hill.
 
Also see . . .  The Civil War Quartermaster's Glanders Stable. Old City Cemetery (Submitted on May 27, 2014.) 
 
Horse statuary and stone water trough image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 26, 2014
3. Horse statuary and stone water trough
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on April 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 27, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 531 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.

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