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

Federal Hill

 
 
Federal Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
1. Federal Hill Marker
Inscription. Lynchburg's first residential suburb became part of the city by annexation in 1814 and 1819. Houses within the neighborhood's nine block area represent over a hundred years of architectural styles that include Federal, Greek Revival, Italianate, Second Empire, Queen Anne, Colonial Revival and Georgian Revival. It was on this hill in 1855 that gas as a heating and light source was first introduced into a private home in Lynchburg.

Local historic district designated by City of Lynchburg
 
Erected by City of Lynchburg.
 
Location. 37° 24.74′ N, 79° 8.892′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Federal Street and Eigth Street, on the left when traveling east on Federal Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lynchburg VA 24504, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Latham's Battery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel D. Rockenbach (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynchburg (approx. ¼ mile away); John Daniel’s Home (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynchburg Confederate Soldiers Monument (approx. ¼ mile away); Lynchburg History
Federal Hill Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, April 12, 2012
2. Federal Hill Marker
(approx. ¼ mile away); Mr. Elder’s Rose Garden (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lynchburg Civil War Hospitals (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 377 times since then and 30 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on April 14, 2012, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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