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Court House Hill

Court Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
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Somber walk

We parked on the uphill end of this street, walked down stopping by all of the monuments, then back... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Shawsville, Virginia
Just wow

Went here when we went to the Lynchburg museum. Several beautiful monuments here to see, and... read more

Reviewed 25 June 2017
Ben S
Louisville, Kentucky
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Court Street, Lynchburg, VA 24504
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We parked on the uphill end of this street, walked down stopping by all of the monuments, then back up the stairs. There are monuments to the local veterans of all the different wars on each level of the hill. This is also a great...More

Thank Melissa_and_RobertP
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Went here when we went to the Lynchburg museum. Several beautiful monuments here to see, and perhaps the veterans will be gathering to honor the fallen when you are there. Lots of steps if you don't mind the exercise. Beautiful!

Thank Ben S
Reviewed 23 June 2017

The steps can't be beat for a good workout and the war memorials give one a chance to reflect on the sacrifice many made for our country.

Thank mom23boysnj
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Lynchburg's tiered stairway leading up to the 1850s courthouse honors local fighting men and women who were killed in action, beginning with the Civil War. A climb to the top rewards you with a terrific view and a chance to visit the great museum housed...More

1  Thank NewportPam
Reviewed 19 August 2016 via mobile

The steps go up, up, up, up....... Loved the way each landing honored a different war and the veterans of that war. Chuch midway up is beautiful.

Thank Treehouse-2000
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This is a nice monument to honor Lynchburg veterans of various wars. There are many steps to climb between the monuments.

Thank rran965136
Reviewed 23 February 2016

We were exploring Lynchburg on a cold January night and decided to check out the monument. There are over 130 steps, and at each landing is a different memorial to those who have served in different wars. Very informative, and a great memorial, with all...More

Thank Glenn B
Reviewed 26 November 2015

Certainly unexpected to find this historic and architecturally-interesting street in Lynchburg atop a dramatic stairway. Many Victorian and ante-bellum houses, some belonging to famous persons, and 19th century stone churches on every other block.

Thank mrq450
Reviewed 2 August 2015

Great for history buffs and those interested in the civil war era. My family enjoyed the visit. It would be nice to have a guide though.

Thank RedchickC
Reviewed 12 July 2015

cool place to visit especially on Fridays between Noon and 1 PM when Vets support all troops with rally.

Thank William P
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