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Point of Honor

112 Cabell St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1211
+1 434-455-6226
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If you love history and know more about where you live then go to Point of Honor. The staff is... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2017
Sam B
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First time to this city

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

Reviewed 13 October 2017
camillestreet
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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.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average6%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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112 Cabell St, Lynchburg, VA 24504-1211
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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

Thank Sam B
Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 31 October 2017

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

Reviewed 13 October 2017

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

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

Thank You for visiting and for the recommendations!

Reviewed 17 September 2017

I wasted my time visiting Poplar Forest but in Point of Honor I found a gem that should be on every early 19th century history and furniture buffs must see list. There are pieces there that are unique to Point of Honor. The expertise of...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We have passed your kind words on to Hope. We are glad you enjoyed your tour and hope you'll visit us again!

Reviewed 19 August 2017

It is just your average house tour. Not exactly. It is an amazing site. It has many stories. Elizabeth was the tour guide, and she did an excellent tour. Worth seeing.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2017

Thank You for visiting! Very glad you enjoyed your tour and hopefully you'll make a return visit!

Reviewed 9 July 2017

We enjoyed touring this restored antebellum home. The tour guide was very informative and answered all of our random questions! It was beautiful.

Thank Amy H
Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 11 July 2017

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

Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

Following a quick drive through a historic Lynchburg neighborhood, we located Point of Honor. This beautiful Federal-style house sits atop a hill overlooking the town. The restoration is excellent. Our tour guide was knowledgeable and we learned much from her. While there are more famous...More

Thank Christy S
Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 3 July 2017

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you found Point and hope you'll make a return visit. Your kind words will be passed on to your guide.

Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

So glad to see VA history being restored, honored and shared. The $6.00 price of admission is reasonable. Tour guide was knowledgeable and friendly. Home is well kept and worth the hour out of your day.

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 20 June 2017

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! Glad you enjoyed your tour and we hope you'll make a return visit!

Reviewed 12 May 2017

Point of Honor is a federal style plantation home restored to the 1815-1830 era when the property was owned by the Cabell family. Dr. Cabell was a physician and/or friend of Thomas Jefferson and Patrick Henry. Only one original piece, the piano forte, is in...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 22 May 2017

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you enjoyed your tour, and yes the terrain is not the best for some.

Reviewed 11 April 2017

This place has been refurbished and looks like it did back in the day. They have guided tours and can take you back in time to this location's heyday. It sits on a hill overlooking downtown Lynchburg and is grand indeed. I highly recommend touring...More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 14 April 2017

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you enjoyed your tour, and the view is absolutely beautiful!

Reviewed 14 February 2017

POINT OF HONOR which derives its name from a duel in front of the house, is part of the Lynchburg Museum system. We love to visit historical houses and sites, and have been to many famous ones. This house has been painstakingly and lovingly restored....More

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Lynchburg M, Public Relations Manager at Point of Honor, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2017

Thank You for visiting Point of Honor! We are glad you enjoyed the home so much while it was decorated for Victorian Christmas! Hope you will continue to visit!

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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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