Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected 2003 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number Q-6-13.)
Location. 37° 24.104′ N, 79° 10.922′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is on Lakeside Drive (U.S. 221) west of Old Forest Road and College Drive, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1501 Lakeside Dr, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Fort McCausland (approx. 0.8 miles away); a different marker also named Fort McCausland (approx. 0.8 miles away); Civil War in Lynchburg Fort Early (approx. one mile away); Jubal Early Memorial (approx. one mile away); a different marker also named Fort Early (approx. one mile away); Mustered and Disbanded 1861-1865 (approx. one mile away); Second Virginia Cavalry, C.S.A. (approx. one mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
More about this marker. This marker replaced an older marker with the same title and number that read “Situated on the hill to the southeast, this institution was established in 1903 by Dr. Josephus Hopwood and eight associates to promote Christian higher education. It was originally chartered as Virginia Christian College in 1919. This College is an educational institution of the churches of the Disciples of Christ.”
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 17, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 344 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 18, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Photos of the college, including Hopwood Hall • Photo of Westover Hall in its day • Can you help?