Miller Claytor House

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Riverside Park
P.O. Box 60
Lynchburg, VA 24505
Region Central Virginia
Locality Lynchburg City
Phone: (434) 847-1459

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.Home was dismantled in 1936 and rebuilt at its Riverside Park location, where the garden was also rerestored . Interpreters relate lifestlyles of the 19th century .

Last Updated: 2/20/2004 1:29 PM
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