Photos

See the City

Get a glimpse of Lynchburg, VA by clicking on the arrows in the photo rotator, then take a deeper look by exploring the galleries below.

Monument Terrace
Monument Terrace, the 139-step area leading up to the old courthouse, was built in 1924 to honor Lynchburg residents who lost their lives in World War I.
James River
A fly-fisherman casts his line in the James River.
James River
Lynchburg is located on the banks of the James River.
James River
Lynchburg is located on the banks of the James River.
Percival's Island Natural Area
Percival's Island Natural Area is a habitat for native plant life.
Lynchburg Museum
An exhibit at the Lynchburg Museum, Falwell Fast Freight Inc. was operated by Jerry Falwell's cousins.
James River
A fly-fisherman casts his line in the James River.
The Lynchburg Museum in Lynchburg, VA

The Lynchburg Museum is housed in the city's old courthouse, a Greek Revival structure built in 1855.

The City of Lynchburg

Lynchburg officially became a city on August 27, 1852, though it was settled nearly 100 years earlier.