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Lynchburg Historic Home

Built in 1815, the mansion on Daniel's Hill, Point of Honor, was named to commemorate the many duels fought on the site. Once part of a 900-acre estate, this redbrick house surrounded by lawns retains a commanding view of the James River. It was the home of Dr. George Cabell, a friend of Thomas Jefferson and the physician of Patrick Henry. The facade is elegantly symmetrical, with two octagonal bays joined by a balustrade on each of the building's two stories. Interiors have been restored and furnished with pieces authentic to the early-19th-century Federal period.

Historic Home

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112 Cabell St.
Lynchburg, Virginia  24504, United States

434-847–1459

www.pointofhonor.org

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Rate Includes: $6, Mon.–Sat. 10–4, Sun. noon–4

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