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Point of Honor L-23 | Marker History

Point of Honor Marker, L-23

Point of Honor stands half a mile to the northeast. Built for Dr. George Cabell Sr. in 1815, this refined Federal-style house is stylistically linked to dwellings in Richmond such as the Hancock-Wirt-Caskie House. According to local tradition, duels were fought on the property. Cabell onwed the 750-acre plantation on which the house stands, as well as a nearby tobacco warehouse. Point of Honor retains most of its original architectural features and after its restoration the house was opened to the public as a museum in 1977.

Marker Information:
Date Approved by DHR: 09/06/06
Year On Marker: 2006
Original Sponsor: Private Sponsor
Region: Blue Ridge and Central Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Lynchburg
Physical Description of Location: Lynchburg, VA 24504. Located on 5th Street (Rt. 163), less than 1/5 of a mile west of the intersection of 5th Street (Rt. 163) and Rivermont Avenue. Marker is on the right when traveling west on 5th Street (Rt. 163).
GPS Location: 37.416606,-79.148299
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