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

Lee-Jackson House

 
 
Lee-Jackson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. Lee-Jackson House Marker
Inscription.
Here lived
Margaret Junkin Preston
1848 – 1857
Poetess of the Confederacy

Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson
1853 – 1857

Robert E. Lee
1865 – 1869

Placed by
The Rockbridge Historical Society
1957

 
Erected 1957 by Rockbridge Historical Society.
 
Location. 37° 47.231′ N, 79° 26.607′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on W Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located on the grounds 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. Morris House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus Hall McCormick (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Home of Traveller (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Chavis (about 300 feet away); General Lee’s Beloved Traveller (about 400 feet away); Washington and Lee University (about 400 feet away); Traveller’s Grave (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Washington and Lee University (about 500 feet away). Click for a list of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Notable Buildings
 
Lee-Jackson House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. Lee-Jackson House Marker
Lee-Jackson House at Wash. & Lee Univ. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Lee-Jackson House at Wash. & Lee Univ.
The marker can be seen on the front of the building, to the left of the rightmost pillar.
Lee-Jackson House image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
4. Lee-Jackson House
Stonewall Jackson married Elinor Junkin, the daughter of Washington College President George Junkin, in this house in 1853 and lived in the north wing (seen on the right). After becoming president of the college in 1865, Robert E. Lee lived here until his residence was built in 1869.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 399 times since then and 6 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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