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Garden Day at Point of Honor
Point of Honor will offer free admission for visitors in honor of contributions made by the Garden Club of Virginia. Features include special floral decorations by the Lynchburg and Hillside Garden Clubs.
Point of Honor was built in 1815 by the Cabell family and is among the most elegant examples of Federal architecture in Piedmont Virginia. The home is notable for the polygonal bays on the front façade and fine original woodwork throughout. Originally consisting of 750 acres, the Point of Honor plantation stretched from what is now Downtown Lynchburg to modern-day Randolph College.
In the hearth kitchen, food will be prepared by costumed interpreters as it would have been for the Cabell table. The dining room will display a dessert course with a variety of faux food. Complimentary tea and refreshments will be served and the Point of Honor Gift Shop will offer a 10% discount all day.
Since 1980, the Restoration Committee of the Garden Club of Virginia has made major contributions to the restoration of the grounds at Point of Honor, including stone walkways and retaining walls, landscaping, and plantings. In 2013 the Restoration Committee provided a new front gate.