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Montview L-21 | Marker History

Montview Marker, L-21

Montview was constructed in 1923 as the home of Senator and former Secretary of the U.S. Treasury, Carter Glass. Glass served in the House of Representatives and Senate from 1902 to 1946 and was known as the "Father of the Federal Reserve System" in recognition of which his likeness appears on the $50,000 Treasury note. Glass was a co-sponsor of the Glass-Steagall Act of 1933. In 1941, he was sworn in as President Pro-Tem of the U.S. Senate on the sun porch of Montview.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1988
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Lynchburg
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24502. Located just off of Richmond Hwy (Hwy 29) on the northeastern side of Liberty University.
GPS Location: 37.352826,-79.174915
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