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Lynchburg Marker, Q-6-11-b

Trains began running on the first railroad, the Virginia and Tennessee, in 1852. Lynchburg was a main military supply center, 1862-65. Here the Confederates under General Early defeated the Union General Hunter, June 18, 1864. In 1893 Randolph-Macon Woman's College opened; in 1903, Lynchburg College. In 1920 the council manager form of government was adopted.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1941
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Lynchburg
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24504. Located on Church Street, 0.2 miles south of the junction of Church Street and 5th Street (Rt. 163). Marker is on the right when traveling south on Church Street.
GPS Location: 37.414163,-79.143199
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