Church Hill at Timber Ridge Plantation
Church Hill is a grand manor built by the local Reverend Horatio Thompson in 1848. The Reverend Thompson was on the board of trustees of Washington College that appointed Robert E. Lee as president of the college.In 2001, when Hollywood came back to Rockbridge County after filming "Sommersby" a few years earlier, Church Hill was used as the setting for Stonewall Jackson's home in several scenes of the movie “Gods and Generals”. Visitation is by reservation only. The home is listed in the Virginia Historic Landmarks Registry as well as the National Registry of Historic Places.
78 Sam Houston Way, Lexington, VA 24450704-907-7231 or 804-357-5124