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Point of Honor

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"A step back in time" Jim & Jan T.

My wife and I had seen Point of Honor on one of the trail signs and it peaked our interest . We had... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Tatman2
A walk into the early 1800s in America

I visited point of honor 14 years ago and again recently, and it has significantly improved. The... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2019
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Lynchburg, Virginia
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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.
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112 Cabell St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1211
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I had seen Point of Honor on one of the trail signs and it peaked our interest . We had decided to walk the Blackwater Creek Trail from the Ed Page Trailhead down to Lynchburg and saw that it was near the...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you enjoyed your walk along the City's Parks & Rec trails as well! We hope you will make a return visit to our city.

Reviewed July 8, 2019

I visited point of honor 14 years ago and again recently, and it has significantly improved. The place gives good examples of architecture, decoration, and general daily life in moderately wealthy home in the 1810 to 1840 era. Very Interesting.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded July 9, 2019

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor again after so many years! We are very glad that you had an improved experience and we are hoping that you will again visit us in the future.

Reviewed June 21, 2019

My friend and I were undecided about taking time to visit Point of Honor, but we were so glad that we did. Built in 1815 by Patrick Henry's physician and triend, the house if filled with interesting stories. I have toured many historic homes of...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are very glad you enjoyed your tour and we hope you will visit us again!

Reviewed June 14, 2019

We enjoyed the beautiful wood and plaster work in the home. Our tour guide had excitement in his voice when he was telling us the history of the home. We love to tour the historic homes and hear of their place in history and the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! So very glad you enjoyed your tour!

Reviewed June 6, 2019

I enjoyed seeing the house...with its removed kitchen and small museum. The tour starts with a video, and there is a discount for seniors. The house was built by one family, but then inherited or sold or leased by multiple families, many of whom made...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded June 7, 2019

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor!

Reviewed January 12, 2019

Interesting. House and grounds and gift shop are well done. We went at a not busy time and had the place to ourselves.

Date of experience: January 2019
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded January 15, 2019

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

Reviewed December 9, 2018 via mobile

Interesting local history. Worth a visit. Gift shop, kitchen building, main house of a 19th century Physician. Bicycling and kayaking nearby. Walk from downtown area.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded December 11, 2018

Thank You for visiting!

Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

We stopped by for a visit with the grandchildren so they could learn about some local history. Had a great time at the 36th Annual Open House and the g’kids had the opportunity for a “hands-on” experience in the kitchen. A “must see” if in...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded December 3, 2018

Thank You for visiting! We are very happy you enjoyed Christmas Open House! We hope you will make a return visit.

Reviewed November 24, 2018

I was the only person on a recent afternoon and so, after a short video presentation, had a private tour. I am sorry that I cannot remember the volunteer's name, because she certainly deserves a shout-out. Her knowledge of every nook and cranny of Point...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded November 27, 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! So glad you enjoyed your tour and we hope you will make a return visit to us!

Reviewed September 24, 2018

Beautiful house, lovingly restored, reasonably priced, great tour guide who could answer any question. Highlights were the carved moldings around windows, doors, and fireplaces, the grandfather clock, the flowered dishes, the scenic wallpaper. The brochures mentioned views of town and the James River but those...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded October 9, 2018

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you enjoyed the beautiful architectural details throughout the house.

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Adults $6 Seniors over 60 $5 College Students $4 Children 6-17 $3 Under 6 Free Please let us know if you have any further questions. Thank You
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