South River Meeting House Walking Tours

  • Oct 31, 2021 - Jun 24, 2023
  • Quaker Meeting House (Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church)

    5810 Fort Avenue
    Lynchburg, Virginia 24502
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Description

The Quakers who founded Lynchburg believed that all people were equal before God. But their integrity was challenged by the slave economy surrounding them. Learn more about their lives, their faith, and their legacy in this casual, 60-minute guided walking tour of the South River Meeting House and Burial Ground.

 

Tour Guide: Rebecca Pickard, NAI Certified Interpretive Guide

 

Tours are free, but reservations are required. Call (434) 455–6226 or visit LynchburgMuseum.org/calendar to reserve your spot. Each tour is limited to 20 people.

 

Meet at Quaker Meeting House at 5810 Fort Avenue (Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church). Tour includes walking through grass and irregular terrain, so please wear comfortable walking shoes. Masks are encouraged. Free parking is available beside Meeting House and Burial Ground.

Date & Time

Oct 31, 2021 - Jun 24, 2023

Venue Details

Quaker Meeting House (Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church)

5810 Fort Avenue
Lynchburg, Virginia 24502 Quaker Meeting House (Quaker Memorial Presbyterian Church)
Lynchburg Museum Foundation

Established in 1998, the Lynchburg Museum Foundation is the non-profit support organization for the Lynchburg Museum System, which manages the public museums and archives of the City of Lynchburg. The Foundation supports the Museum System in its role as the city’s primary center for collecting, interpreting, preserving, and sharing local history and culture. It is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization as recognized by the IRS. Its mission is to conduct activities to support and assist the growth and development of the Lynchburg Museum System.


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