Court House Hill/Downtown Historic District 2016 Boundary Expansion

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In the city of Lynchburg, the previously listed (2001) and expanded (2002) Court House Hill/Downtown Historic District, which dates to the town’s founding in 1786, was expanded again to incorporate 20 additional buildings and structures. The current expansion areas extend the story of Lynchburg’s downtown commercial and financial history through the first-half of the 20th century. The Court House Hill/Downtown Historic District 2016 Boundary Expansion area features a range of traditional and modern commercial building styles popular in Lynchburg from the mid-19th century through the mid-20th century and includes the First National Trust & Savings Bank built in 1961, the last major office building erected in downtown prior to the 1970s.

Last Updated: November 22, 2023

Many properties listed in the registers are private dwellings and are not open to the public, however many are visible from the public right-of-way. Please be respectful of owner privacy.

VLR: Virginia Landmarks Register
NPS: National Park Service
NRHP: National Register of Historic Places
NHL: National Historic Landmark

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