Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Dr. Johnson's Tennis Court
Erected 1986 by Lynchburg Chapter of the Links, Inc.
Location. 37° 24.187′ N, 79° 9.051′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Pierce Street and 15th Street, on the right when traveling north on Pierce Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1422 Pierce Street, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Dr. Robert Walter Johnson (here, next to this marker); Dr. Robert Walter Johnson House and Tennis Court (a few steps from this marker); Professor Frank Trigg (a few steps from this marker); The Anne Spencer House (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Chauncey E. Spencer, Sr. (about 500 feet away); Pauline Weeden Maloney (about 500 feet away); Amelia Perry Pride’s Dorchester Home (about 500 feet away); C.W. Seay (about 600 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
Also see . . . Dr. Robert Walter Johnson House and Tennis Court (pdf file). National Register (Submitted on September 16, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.)
Categories. • African Americans • Civil Rights • Sports •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 21, 2017. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 518 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on September 19, 2017, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.