Annual Historic Homes Tour – September 22nd, 1:00-6:00 PM

In conjunction with the publication of Stanhope Spencer Johnson, chronologically, this tour will feature homes, churches, commercial and institutional buildings designed by Mr. Johnson.  After completing the tour, enjoy refreshments and chat with Carolyn Gills Frazier, the author.  More information to follow…

The Ghosts of Historic Lynchburg
October 24th, 25th, 26th

Feeling a little spooky this Halloween season?  Come and tour one of Lynchburg’s Historic Districts to hear tales of hauntings and sightings.  Who knows, you may experience it yourself.   More information to follow…

First Friday @ Historic Miller Claytor House – November 1st, 4:00-7:00 PM
2200 Miller Claytor Lane

Before heading downtown for First Friday, stop by Historic Miller Claytor House in Riverside Park.  Local art will be on display and for sale.  Meet the members of the Board for Lynchburg Historical Foundation and tour the house where Thomas Jefferson ate the first tomato.  Refreshments will be served.  FREE and open to the public.  Donations are greatly appreciated.  Parking is available in the Park.

Story Time with Santa & Mrs. Claus
Historic Miller-Claytor House – 2200 Miller Claytor Lane

On November 30th, when Santa arrives at the Historic Miller-Claytor House at Riverside Park, Mrs. Claus will join him and read a story to good little boys and girls.  The house will be decorated for the holidays and filled with the aromas of evergreens and Christmas goodies.

Story times are Noon, 1:00, and 2:00 PM. Refreshments will be served.

$7.50 per child

Limited seating – please RSVP by November 22nd

Reservations can be made by sending your check to:  LHF, PO Box 248, Lynchburg, VA  24505-0248 or tickets can be purchased at:

For more information call the Foundation at (434) 528-5353.