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Miller Claytor House   (circa 1791)
P.O. Box 60
Lynchburg, VA 24502

Believed to be the fourth house built in Lynchburg, this historic house is the sole surviving pre-19th century townhouse where Thomas Jefferson allegedly proved to the owner of the house's garden that tomatoes were not poisonous by eating one of the fruit. The home was dismantled in 1936 and rebuilt at its Riverside Park location where the garden was also re-restored.

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Lynchburg Area Attractions

Maier Museum of Art
Old City Cemetery, The
Point of Honor
Miller Claytor House
Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest
Danbee for Girls
Presbyterian Cemetery
Amazement Square, The Rightmire Children's Museum
Historic Home Tour
Jones Memorial Library


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