The White House of the Confederacy constituted the social, political, and military headquarters of Confederate States of America President Jefferson Davis during the Civil War. Later named a National Historic Landmark, the building still stands today. Daily guided tours lead guests through the grand 19th-century structure, which houses more than half its original wartime furnishings.
The White House is only steps away from The Museum of the Confederacy's Richmond location, where a core exhibit chronicles the Confederacy from its beginnings to General Robert E. Lee’s surrender at Appomattox. Opened 25 years after that fateful event, the nonprofit museum displays artifacts from a collection of more than 15,000 items. They include Stonewall Jackson's sword, a letter from Pope Pius IX, and all the pennies Jefferson Davis etched his face onto in his spare time.
Meanwhile, another 400 artifacts adorn the permanent exhibit at the museum's Appomattox location. Here, a dozen audiovisual stations, parole lists, and the uniform coat worn by Lee illustrate the event that brought the Civil War to a close.
You'll be centrally located in Lynchburg with a stay at Holiday Inn Lynchburg, convenient to Lynchburg College. This hotel is within the region of Liberty University and Thomas Jefferson's Poplar Forest.
Make yourself at home in one of the 241 guestrooms. Satellite programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected. Conveniences include desks and complimentary newspapers, and you can also request rollaway/extra beds.
Rec, Spa, Premium Amenities
Enjoy a range of recreational amenities, including an outdoor pool, a spa tub, and a fitness facility. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access and babysitting/childcare.
Grab a bite to eat at the hotel's restaurant, which features a bar, or stay in and take advantage of room service (during limited hours). At the end of the day, relax with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.
Business, Other Amenities
Featured amenities include a business center, business services, and secretarial services. A roundtrip airport shuttle is provided at no charge.
Roly Poly's staff crafts a menu of nutritious sandwiches, soups, and salads from fresh vegetables and other healthy ingredients. Inside a Santa Fe chicken sandwich ($6.25 whole; $3.95 half), sleepy sliced chicken breast snuggles under a blanket of melted jalapeno jack cheese, only to be rudely roused by a splash of salsa. Alternately, a fashion-forward spa salad ($5.95) shows off a multi-colored frock of plum tomatoes, avocado, and alfalfa, and the brown derby Cobb ($6.95) crumbles bleu cheese and bacon over mixed greens. For liquid sustenance, cauldrons of Westport seafood bisque ($3.95/cup; $4.95/bowl) and roasted garlic tomato soup ($2.95/cup, $3.95/bowl) boil and toil to practice for upcoming Macbeth prop auditions