Montview

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Montview
Montview Lynchburg Dec 08.JPG
Montview, December 2008
Montview is located in Virginia
Montview
Location Liberty University campus between VA 670 and US 29, Lynchburg, Virginia
Coordinates 37°21′10″N 79°10′43″W / 37.35278°N 79.17861°W / 37.35278; -79.17861Coordinates: 37°21′10″N 79°10′43″W / 37.35278°N 79.17861°W / 37.35278; -79.17861
Area 1.7 acres (0.69 ha)
Built 1923 (1923)
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 87000854[1]
VLR # 118-0210
Significant dates
Added to NRHP June 5, 1987
Designated VLR December 9, 1986[2]

Montview, also known as the Carter Glass Estate, is a historic home located on the Liberty University campus at Lynchburg, Virginia. It was built in 1923, as the home of Senator Carter Glass. The property is 1.7 acres (6,900 m2) in extent with a 1 12-story main house, which has a gambrel-roofed, fieldstone central block, flanked by 1 12-story wings; and servant's quarters.[3] The grave of Rev. Jerry Falwell is located on the front lawn of the home.

It was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1987.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2010-07-09. 
  2. ^ "Virginia Landmarks Register". Virginia Department of Historic Resources. Retrieved 19 March 2013. 
  3. ^ Cline E. Hall (October 1986). "National Register of Historic Places Inventory/Nomination: Montview". Virginia Department of Historic Resources.  and Accompanying photo