Comfort Inn Lynchburg South
1558 Main Street
Altavista, VA 24517
Phone: (434) 369-4000
Fax: (434) 369-4007
Arts & Museums
The Avoca Museum, located in Altavista is an apt place for history lovers. Filled with vintage pieces and items dating back to the Civil War era, the museum has a true touch of local history and culture. Apart from being a historic landmark and a museum, it also used to be a beautiful house. The museum facility also serves as a rental space for private events and weddings. This historic place is sure to add a touch of grandeur to your celebrations.
The historical Sandusky House is sited at the Lynchburg vicinity in Virginia. The building was constructed in 1808 and carries massive monumental value. The house has paved its way to the National Register of Historic Places and is a superb example of the Federal style of architecture.
The Anne Spencer House is the abode of late poet and activist Anne Spencer. Built in 1903, this two-story home is an example of Queen Anne style architecture and is surrounded by verdant gardens. Explore the rooms and view artifacts, decor and furnishings in their original 20th-century setting.
Dedicated to collecting, preserving, and exhibiting historical artifacts relating to significant contributions of the African-American community in Lynchburg and the region, this museum contains special interest exhibits that include the Civil Rights struggle, entertainment and sports, the arts, and much more.
The Lynchburg Courthouse is a historic building that dates back to the 1850s era. Placed in the U.S. National Register of Historic Places, it now houses the Lynchburg Museum, that conserves and displays historical heritage of Lynchburg.
Housed in a building which was built in 1895 as a Masonic Temple and is the only example of Romanesque Revival architecture in Bedford, this impressive museum showcases Bedford's history from early native American life through the War Between the States and into the 20th century. A geneology library is also on site.
Exhibits the work of professional-level contemporary artists, in a variety of media, for the enrichment and enjoyment of the citizens of Central Virginia.
Patrick Henry (1736-1799) was a lawyer and politician, who was known for his enigmatic oratory skills. Fighting in the forefront for America's independence, he became the first Governor of post-colonial Virginia. The estate, Red Hill he occupied before his death was transformed into a memorial commemorating his contributions. Red Hill Patrick Henry National Memorial includes his reconstructed home, office, grave and various on-site outbuildings. Visitors can walk around the plantation, taking in history and magnificent views.
A nationally recognized museum which houses a growing collection of several thousand paintings, prints, drawings, and photographs with a focus on works by outstanding American artists of the 19th and 20th centuries.