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Welcome to LYH, a quintessential Virginia city with a leafy veneer, a powerful industrial heart and a history that dates from John Lynch’s first ferry crossing of the James River in 1757. In our culturally-rich neighborhoods and picturesque, strollable city, you’ll discover a destination with a vital sense of its past and a growing contemporary energy. Take the time to explore our 40 miles of urban trails and riverfront downtown, as well as galleries and places of historical importance. In the Hill City, you’ll also want to take in views of the James River, wander through historic neighborhoods, taste our local flavor, and much more. Wherever you go, whatever you do, LYH loves you!