Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Site of Glanders Stable
1863 – 1864
early medical research
was conducted here on
Confederate cavalry horses
affected by the
“Great Glanders Epizootic”
Location. 37° 24.83′ N, 79° 9.44′ 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.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Quartermaster’s Glanders Stable (here, next to this marker); Ivy Chapel Union Church (a few steps from this marker); Chapel and Columbarium (a few steps from this marker); Hermon Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Iron Fencing (within shouting distance of this marker); Lynchburg’s First Public Hanging, 1830 (within shouting distance of this marker); Site of Lynchburg's Pest House (within shouting distance of this marker); Station House Museum (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
Also see . . . The Civil War Quartermaster's Glanders Stable (Submitted on May 27, 2014.)
Categories. • Animals • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil •
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 468 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 27, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.