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Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Washington and Lee University

 
 
Washington and Lee University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. Washington and Lee University Marker
Inscription.
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States.

U. S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service

1972

 
Erected 1972 by National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the National Historic Landmarks marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.284′ N, 79° 26.542′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located on Washington Hall on the campus of Washington and Lee University. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. John Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus Hall McCormick (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Graham (about 300 feet away); General Lee’s Beloved Traveller (about 300 feet away); Traveller’s Grave
Washington and Lee University Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. Washington and Lee University Marker
(about 300 feet away); Morris House (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Washington and Lee University (about 400 feet away); Lee-Jackson House (about 400 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Education
 
Marker on Washington and Lee University Campus image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Marker on Washington and Lee University Campus
Washington Hall image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
4. Washington Hall
The Washington and Lee University marker is on the front of this building built in 1824.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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