Abingdon in Washington County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Stonewall Jackson Female Institute
Erected 2000 by Virginia Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number K-54.)
Location. 36° 42.638′ N, 81° 58.47′ W. Marker is in Abingdon, Virginia, in Washington County. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 11) and Partington Place, on the right when traveling north on West Main Street. The marker sits atop the retaining wall originally built for the Institute. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Abingdon VA 24210, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers Barter Theatre (here, next to this marker); Governor John B. Floyd (a few steps from this marker); Martha Washington College (within shouting distance of this marker); Abingdon (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); Site of Black’s Fort (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abingdon in the Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); Boyhood Home of Gen. Joseph E. Johnston (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Virginia Creeper (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Abingdon.
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 27, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 939 times since then and 105 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on July 27, 2011, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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