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

Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall

 
 
Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall Marker
Inscription.
Famous canal boat
of the
James River and Kanawha Company,
which conveyed the body of
Stonewall Jackson
from Lynchburg to Lexington,
May 13, 1863

 
Location. 37° 26.359′ N, 79° 9.774′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker can be reached from the intersection of Riverside Street and Rivermont Avenue. Touch for map. Located in Riverside Park. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24503, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Packet Boat Marshall (a few steps from this marker); Miller-Claytor House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Safe Haven in Lynchburg: Project Y (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pearl S. Buck (approx. 0.6 miles away); Randolph-Macon Woman's College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Inner Defenses 1864 (approx. one mile away); Defense Works (approx. one mile away); Point of Honor (approx. 1.5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWaterways & Vessels
 
Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall marker & shed image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Hull of the Packet Boat Marshall marker & shed
Packet Boat <i>Marshall</i> restored hull image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
3. Packet Boat Marshall restored hull
Packet Boat <i>Marshall</i> Preservation Project image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher
4. Packet Boat Marshall Preservation Project
It was 90 feet long, 14 feet wide, and with a handmade 3/16-inch-thick iron hull.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 491 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on April 13, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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