Spring Hill Cemetery - Lynchburg, Virginia, USA
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Sneakin Deacon
N 37° 23.734 W 079° 09.952
17S E 662352 N 4140333
Quick Description: Historic Spring Hill Cemetery is located on Fort Avenue in Lynchburg, Virginia
Location: Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 9/2/2007 12:06:31 PM
Waymark Code: WM24EC
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member Max Cacher
Views: 145

Long Description:
Spring Hill Cemetery was Lynchburg’s first, “rural cemtery", and was modeled after Mount Auburn Cemetery in Boston and Richmond’s Historic Hollywood Cemetery. The cemetery was designed by John Notman who was the famous landscape architect that designed Hollywood Cemetery in Richmond. Sprng Hill recorded it’s first burial in 1855 and is still accepting burials today. Spring Hill Cemetery is a very large cemetery and the final resting place of more than 5,000 people. Spring Hill Cemetery is located at 3000 Fort Avenue, Lynchburg, Virginia.

Spring Hill is the final resting place of several hundred Confederate Veterans including Generals Jubal Early, James Dearing and Thomas Munford. Other notable people buried here are former Secretary of the Treasury Carter Glass, and bluegrass musician Don Reno.
City, Town, or Parish / State / Country: Not listed

Approximate number of graves: Not listed

Cemetery Status: Not listed

Cemetery Website: Not listed

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