Walking Through History: Garland Hill Historic District

  • May 29 - Aug 21, 2022
  • Fifth Street (near Madison)

    514 Fifth Street
    Lynchburg, Virginia 24504
Ticket Price Free This event is now over
Description

Nestled on a ridge overlooking Blackwater Creek, the Garland Hill Historic District tells a complex story about the city of Lynchburg and its residents. Through this single neighborhood, visitors can walk through three centuries of history from the first Quaker settlers in the late 1700s to the revitalization of Downtown Lynchburg today. Take a closer look at our city’s complicated history through one of its most beautiful historic districts!

 

Tours are free, but reservations are required in advance. Call (434) 455–6226 or visit LynchburgMuseum.org/calendar to reserve your spot. Each tour is limited to 20 people. Tour includes walking on old streets and sidewalks, so please wear comfortable walking shoes.

 

Tour Guide: Austin Gaebe, NAI Certified Interpretive Guide

 

Where to Meet: 500 block of Fifth Street, on sidewalk between Grey’s Restaurant and Bittersweet

 

Parking: Free parking is available in 400 and 500 blocks of Madison Streets (near Fifth)

Date & Time

May 29 - Aug 21, 2022

Venue Details

Fifth Street (near Madison)

514 Fifth Street
Lynchburg, Virginia 24504 Fifth Street (near Madison)
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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