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Miller Claytor House, Lynchburg

Miller Claytor House - Lynchburg, Virginia
Miller Claytor House
P.O. Box 60, Lynchburg, VA 24502Map
Located at Riverside Park
434-847-1640
Overview

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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