Lanier House

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The Lanier House, the oldest documented residence in the city, was built in 1830 by Danville’s first mayor, Captain James Lanier. Although the structure now holds law offices, it has been the office of the city’s first pediatrician as well as a private residence. It is said to be haunted; witnesses attest to seeing apparitions and hearing mysterious voices and footsteps inside the building.

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Geographic Information

Address:
770 Main St
Danville, VA
United States

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GPS:
36.584973858192285, -79.39682972424634
Nearest Towns:
Danville, VA (0.1 mi.)
Mount Hermon, VA (6.6 mi.)
Blairs, VA (6.7 mi.)
Milton, NC (10.9 mi.)
Ruffin, NC (12.5 mi.)
Yanceyville, NC (12.9 mi.)
Chatham, VA (16.6 mi.)
Sandy Level, VA (17.9 mi.)
Eden, NC (21.6 mi.)
Reidsville, NC (21.8 mi.)

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