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The Point of Honor is an ancestral home that dates back in 1766, owned by Dr.George Cabell, Sr. This home was passed down from generations to generations. At one point, it became the home of Robert Latham Owen, president of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, during the civil war. The last resident was Robert L. Owen Jr., who became the first senator of Oklahoma.

Talks about the restoration of The Point of Honor in 1970?s were heavily discussed by the Virginia State. The restoration of the grounds was spearheaded by The Garden Club of Virginia and hired a landscape architect for the front grounds. Years later, the GCV supplied trees and shrubs for the parking lot. Funding was raised in the 1990s to recreate the kitchen and other interiors at the house, including the Bertha Green Webster Carriage House while a stone walk was donated by the same club.

Now, the building stands as a national treasure that showcases the elegance of the previous owners of the house. Point of Honor also became a historical landmark for out-of-town visitors and historians. The Lynchburg Museum is set to open nearby and will complement the existence of the home.

The Diggs Gallery is one of the highlights inside the home. It provides documentation of the visitors to the families who used to live the home since 1815. On the other hand, the Medicine inn Early Virginia is another exhibit hall that presents archeological findings of Dr. Cabell?s medicinal tools, methods, and illness discoveries.

The Point of Honor is ready for special tours for social groups, education field trips, civic organizations, churches, and agencies for a discounted rate. Outreach programs, educational seminars and speakers are also available by contacting the staff in advance. Special events such as open houses, anniversaries, and holidays are also organized by Point of Honor.
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