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Point of Honor

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Address: 112 Cabell St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1211
Phone Number: +1 434-455-6226
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Point of Honor, the elegant Federal-style home built by Dr. George Cabell...

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.

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Wonderful restoration of this historic home

Today I had a tour of this home led by Emily. What a wonderful tour and wonderful restoration! I learned so much about the historical aspects of this house and about the family of... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Today I had a tour of this home led by Emily. What a wonderful tour and wonderful restoration! I learned so much about the historical aspects of this house and about the family of physician Dr. George Cabell, who built the house. I would DEFINITELY recommend you see this house and learn about the history of Lynchburg. This home is... More 

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor and the Lynchburg Museum! We have passed your kind words on to Emily. We really do enjoy our view of the James River from the architectural gem that Point of Honor is. We hope you will visit us again soon! More 

Cecilia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

As is sometimes the case, what was once a rural home surrounded by nearly 800 acres of cropland is now surrounded by an urban neighborhood. Though a little difficult to reach through winding streets, visitors should not be discouraged from visiting this interesting plantation house. The staff is friendly, the tour is very complete, and the interpretation at the small... More 

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We're glad you enjoyed your tour! More 

Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

This mansion offers tours of the house and has good views of the city. It's only $6, a good deal! Tours start when they get people.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! The views of downtown Lynchburg and the James River are wonderful! More 

Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016

Really nice restored property. Had an interesting and enjoyable tour with our guide, Emily. Even though it was not her usual job, she was very knowledgeable about the house and contents. The tour was excellent value at only $6 for adults.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We cross train our staff to be able to fill in other areas as needed. More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

We visited during "Day at the Point", an annual event. What fun! This is a great way to see what life was like . The house would be a compliment to other visits to Lynchburg's historic sites. Admission is free.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting during Day at the Point! It was our 19th annual fall festival and we have vendors, food, kids games, bands, bake sale, antique cars, and so much more. This is one of very few days in the year that we open the house for free. More 

Chesapeake, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 October 2016

I had never heard of this place until I visited Lynchburg and accidentally found it, they were having a special Fall Festival day so we were unable to tour the entire house but the free tour was well worth the time.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

We are glad you found us and decided to visit Point of Honor during our annual fall festival, Day at the Point! We hope you'll make a return visit to see the whole house. More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Amazing place to go to for the Wine festival. Amazing atmosphere. Friends and family will have a wonderful time

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting, but unfortunately Point of Honor doesn't have a wine festival as one of our events. More 

Altoona, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 September 2016 via mobile

We were more than pleasantly surprised by the quality of this historical site and the tour. Our guide (Tom) was excellent. The tour provided a very interesting context of both the history of Lynchburg, as well as the families who resided in this home. There was plenty of time for questions and discussion. The site was convenient, easy to locate,... More 

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you enjoyed your tour with Tom. More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 August 2016

A really great historical site in Lynchburg. It along with Sandusky and the old city cemetery are must sites to visit in Lynchburg.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor and Lynchburg! We are glad you enjoyed your visit. More 

Lynchburg, Virginia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016

Patrick Henryo lived here at one time ro visited or something. An interesting visit and it is oening up to the neighborhood also,

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this review

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor, which was owned by Dr. George Cabell who was Patrick Henry's friend and physician. We hope you enjoyed your tour. More 

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