Born in 1885 and raised in Lynchburg, Katharine Garland Diggs was the daughter of Judge John Singleton and Mary Elizabeth Slaughter Diggs. She served as a teacher in the Lynchburg Public Schools for 39 years and
When thinking of the Native American tribes of Virginia, people mainly think of the Native Americans the first settlers of Jamestown would have encountered: the Algonquin-speaking tribes of eastern Virginia. The history of contact between
Throughout Lynchburg can be found various churches of different sects and times. Downtown, there are churches that date back to the 1800’s and are beautiful architectural pieces. Court Street United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, and Holy Cross Catholic Church are just the beginning.