containertop

Lynchburg Defenses Marker, M-60

The earthwork on the hilltop, two hundred yards to the east, was thrown up as a part of the system of defenses for Lynchburg, 1861-65. The city was an important supply base and railroad center.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1929
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Lynchburg
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24501. Located on Campbell Avenue (Hwy 501), less than 1/5 of a mile south of the intersection of Campbell Avenue (Hwy 501) and Richmond Hwy (Hwy 501). Marker is on the left when traveling south on Campbell Avenue (Hwy 501).
GPS Location: 37.377533,-79.128833
Display on Google Maps
Display on Google Earth
containerbottom