Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Station House Museum
In 1999-2001 the badly-deteriorated Station was dismantled board-by-board and reconstructed here to interpret the importance of railroads in the history of Lynchburg. Through employment, war, and accident, thousands of people buried in this cemetery lived and died by the railroad.
The furnishings and instruments in the Station Agent, Passenger, and Baggage Rooms are typical of the World War I era.
Location. 37° 24.854′ N, 79° 9.487′ W. Marker is 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. Lynchburg, Virginia, 1864 (a few steps from this marker); History of the Stapleton Station (a few steps from this marker); When Lynchburg Was “Lunchburg” Life and Death (a few steps from this marker); Lynchburg’s First Public Hanging, 1830 (within shouting distance of this marker); Hermon Methodist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Chapel and Columbarium (within shouting distance of this marker); Ivy Chapel Union Church (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
Also see . . . Cemetery Museums. Old City Cemetery (Submitted on May 27, 2014.)
Categories. • Railroads & Streetcars • War, World I •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 27, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 476 times since then and 16 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 27, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.