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

Alben W. Barkley

 
 
Alben W. Barkley Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 4, 2017
1. Alben W. Barkley Marker
Inscription.  
KY Congressman
35th V.P. USA died
while speaking 1956
W&L mock convention

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics. A significant historical date for this entry is April 30, 1956.
 
Location. 37° 47.12′ N, 79° 26.662′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker is at the intersection of Lee Avenue and West Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling north on Lee Avenue. Marker is embedded in the sidewalk. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 16 Lee Ave, Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Hopkins Green (within shouting distance of this marker); John Chavis (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Last Home of Traveller (about 600 feet away); Lot One-Lexington (about 600 feet away); The Alexander-Withrow House, ca. 1793 (about 700 feet away); Lee-Jackson House (about 700 feet away); Morris House (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Jacob Ruff House, ca. 1829 (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. Alben Barkley dies during speech, April 30, 1956
Lee Ave & W Nelson St image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, September 4, 2017
2. Lee Ave & W Nelson St
Click or scan to see
this page online
. Politico (Submitted on September 6, 2017.) 

2. Alben W. Barkley. Wikipedia (Submitted on September 6, 2017.) 
 
Senator Alben W. Barkley image. Click for full size.
Harris & Ewing Collection, May 10, 1938
3. Senator Alben W. Barkley
Library of Congress LC-H22-D-3922
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2017. It was originally submitted on September 6, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 154 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 6, 2017, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.   3. submitted on September 6, 2017.

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