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Point of Honor

112 Cabell St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1211
+1 434-455-6226
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I have lived in this area all my life, however I did not visit Point of Honor until mid-2017! I... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rossersuzi
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Amherst, Virginia
Worth a tour

The shape of the home and the tucked away staircases make for an interesting visit. It’s been well... read more

Reviewed 2 May 2018
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Point of Honor, the elegant Federal-style home built by Dr. George Cabell in 1815. Point of Honor is furnished with period antiques, and the grounds contain a recreated plantation kitchen, gardens, and the Carriage House Gift Shop.
  • Excellent69%
  • Very good24%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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112 Cabell St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1211
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I have lived in this area all my life, however I did not visit Point of Honor until mid-2017! I went because they held a craft fair and we decided to tour the house. It is a very nice tour and I was quite surprised...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We hope that you will make a return trip to visit again.

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Reviewed 2 May 2018 via mobile

The shape of the home and the tucked away staircases make for an interesting visit. It’s been well restored and the view of the city is so pretty. The history of the home draws you in and the guides make it come alive. Definitely worth...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 7 May 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you enjoyed your visit! The architecture is indeed interesting and one of the best parts besides the decor!

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Reviewed 26 April 2018

Wandering around Lynchburg before going to mass, we discovered this. Ironically the day before we had visited Red Hill, Patrick Henry's last residence and here is the home of his doctor.! Lots of cool stuff in Lynchburg, but I particularly liked the 7th ave hill...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 27 April 2018

Thank You for visiting! Hope you will make a return visit at some point!

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We discovered this place on the suggestion of a waiter. Great historic site in Lynchburg if you are into History and beautiful old historic homes.Tour this great location just a minute from Down Town Lynchburg

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We're glad you enjoyed our city and the view from our historic home!

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Reviewed 4 February 2018

It was very interesting to view the history of Point of Honor. It has known many owners over the last nearly 150 plus years. The tour guide was very informative and the resoration to the original condition of the home was done well.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 6 February 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor!! Glad you enjoyed your tour and the restoration! Hope you will visit again.

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Reviewed 30 January 2018

This was an interesting tour. We started in the dining room which was set up to resemble how it looked when the house was actually occupied. We then proceeded to the “parlor”/living room and the bedroom on the main floor. We also visited the doctor’s...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! Glad you enjoyed your tour and home you'll make a return visit to see the upstairs of the house.

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Reviewed 21 January 2018

This site would be my last visit for Lynchburg, knowing only what was viewed on the web. Point of Honor was built between 1806 & 1851 by Dr. George Cabell on a plot of 856 acres. The mansion is a Federal irregularity shaped structure. Six...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! Glad you enjoyed your time in Lynchburg, and hope you'll make a return visit!

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Reviewed 22 December 2017 via mobile

We visited Point of Honor and from the time we entered until we left is was well worth the $6 each entry fee. We were greeted by a friendly staff member who explained a little of the tour and guided us to a 10 minute...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 22 January 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! Glad you enjoyed your tour!

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Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

If you love history and know more about where you live then go to Point of Honor. The staff is friendly and outgoing. My tour guide did a fantastic job at telling me all the details about Point of Honor. She also answered all my...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 30 October 2017

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! Glad you enjoyed your tour and tour guide! Hope you will visit us again!

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Reviewed 13 October 2017

Loved the preservation of history in this lovely area! We will recommend to others from Texas, who appreciate history.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 16 October 2017

Thank You for visiting and for the recommendations!

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