the daughter of Dan Beckwith, who Danville is named for.
The home originally stood near downtown Danville
on North Street, but was moved to its present location in
Lincoln Park and was completely restored in the early 1980's.
The house is open Sundays from
1:30 to 4:30 (May thru October) or by appointment.
Laura Lamon Mott Bird
Author Bob O'Connor will be joining us again during "Arts In The Park"
(June 24th and 25th). Bob will be presenting Ward Hill Lamon
and have his books "The Virginian Who Might Have Saved Lincoln
and "The Life of Abraham Lincoln as President" available.
Join Bob on Friday June 23th, at the
Danville Public Library at 3 P.M.
for the presentation of Bob's latest book
"Southern Oasis at Gettysburg".
A historical fiction account of the northernmost Confederate hospital in the
American Civil War located across the road from Culp’s Hill at the Daniel Lady
The farm had been occupied by Confederate Major General Edward “Allegheny”
Johnson division. General Johnson’s men fought two of the three
days in battles at Gettysburg, mostly at Culp’s Hill.
The barn and farmhouse were used as hospitals for the division.
The author researched the regiments involved with Johnson’s division. He found
out who the wounded from Culp’s Hill were from each regiment and put them in the
The final section of the book tells the reader what happened to each character
of the book after the action at Gettysburg.