ATTRACTIONS

POPLAR FOREST

Step inside the private world of Thomas Jefferson at his personal retreat, Poplar Forest, in historic Lynchburg, Virginia.The tour of Jefferson’s retreat house includes meticulously restored architecture and tells guests about the daily life of the third President of the United States.

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THE NATIONAL D-DAY MEMORIAL

With a solemn atmosphere, the National D-Day Memorial welcomes guests to learn about the events that shaped the history of the world and the remainder of the twentieth century. Come visit this monumental site that pays tribute to the men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.

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OLD CITY CEMETERY

The oldest municipal cemetery in Virginia still in use today, the Old City Cemetery is Lynchburg’s most visited historic site. With five small “house” museums on grounds, over 33,000 visitors come see this historic site annually.

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POINT OF HONOR

Point of Honor is a historical home that preserves and interprets Lynchburg’s history. Officially built in 1815, Point of Honor is a Federal-style home and part of the Lynchburg Museum System.

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MONUMENT TERRACE

Originally designed to honor the those who lost their lives in World War I, Monument Terrace also memorializes other American soldiers and firefighters. With 139 steps, 10 landings, and 11 statues, the monument is a must-see Lynchburg site.

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LYNCHBURG MUSEUM

The Lynchburg Museum has over 25,000 objects ranging from antique toys, quilts, Civil War artifacts, and historic photographs. Featuring a display of rich Central Virginia history, the museum shares stories of the people and events that shaped Lynchburg and its surrounding areas.

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ANNE SPENCER HOUSE AND GARDEN MUSEUM

A Virginia Historic Landmark on the National Register of Historic Places, Anne Spencer House was the home of the famous Harlem Renaissance poet. With an immense amount of history to explore in both the house itself and its garden, Anne Spencer’s residence is an educational and scenic destination in Lynchburg, Virginia.

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