Church and Ninth StreetsMonument Terrace, completed in 1925, links Church Street with Court Street via 132 steps and 10 landings. The bronze statue, The Listening Post, created by Charles Keck, commemorates Lynchburg's World War I dead. Several other memorials have been installed since then on the steps and landings. The Confederate statue at the top of Monument Terrace has a time capsule in its base that holds Confederate currency, replica flags, photographs of local veterans, and hair from Traveller (Gen. Robert E. Lee's horse).
|Placed By||The Lynchburg History Marker Program|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Wednesday, October 22nd, 2014 at 10:38pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 664345 N 4142457|
|Decimal Degrees||37.41435000, -79.14288333|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 37° 24.861', W 79° 8.573'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||37° 24' 51.66" N, 79° 8' 34.38" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||434, 540|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 200-298 9th St, Lynchburg VA 24504, US|
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