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

Jackson’s Classroom

 
 
Jackson’s Classroom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. Jackson’s Classroom Marker
Inscription.
This second story room
and those immediately to the right and left of this plaque
composed the classroom used by
Major Thomas Jonathan Jackson
when he served as
Professor of Natural and Experimental Philosophy
at the
Virginia Military Institute
1851 – 1861

 
Location. 37° 47.417′ N, 79° 26.135′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Click for map. Marker is on the grounds of the Virginia Military Institute. 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. George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Virginia Military Institute Historic District (within shouting distance of this marker); VMI World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Barracks     The Virginia Military Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Stonewall Jackson (within shouting distance of this marker); The Cadet Battery (within shouting distance of this marker); Little Sorrel (within shouting distance of this marker). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Education
 
Jackson’s Classroom Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. Jackson’s Classroom Marker
Marker at the Virginia Military Institute image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Marker at the Virginia Military Institute
The marker can be seen here on the corner of the barracks.
Thomas Jonathan Jackson image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
4. Thomas Jonathan Jackson
This statue of Stonewall Jackson is located at VMI in front of the barracks, near the marker.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 357 times since then. 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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