Lynchburg, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
College Hill Reservoir Water Pitcher
(upper left) College Hill Reservoir, c.1960
(upper right) 1891 Map of Lynchburg. The water pitcher and fence were originally located at the old College Hill Reservoir on Park Avenue, only 2 blocks from this site. The huge water tanks beside the old reservoir are visible to your left.
(lower right)Glamorgan foundry workers, 1891, one year after they cast the water pitcher. George Washington McQuary, pictured in the upper left corner, died one year after this photograph was taken and was buried nearby in the Cemetery.
(lower center) George Washington McQuary (1868-1892)
Location. 37° 24.81′ N, 79° 9.375′ W. Marker is in Lynchburg, Virginia. Marker Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 401 Taylor Street, Lynchburg VA 24501, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Site of Lynchburg's Pest House (within shouting distance of this marker); Iron Fencing (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Old City Cemetery (about 300 feet away); The Quartermaster’s Glanders Stable (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Old City Cemetery (about 300 feet away); Site of Glanders Stable (about 300 feet away); Ivy Chapel Union Church (about 400 feet away); Chapel and Columbarium (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lynchburg.
Also see . . . Old City Cemetery. The oldest public cemetery in Virginia still in use today - central Virginia's most unique public garden. (Submitted on May 29, 2014.)
Categories. • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 29, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 619 times since then and 23 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 29, 2014, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.