Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Robert Edward Lee
Commander, Army of Northern Virginia
Commander-in-Chief, Confederate Armies
President, Washington College
Erected 1960 by Roanoke Chapter & William Watts Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
Topics and series. This memorial is listed in these topic lists: Education • War, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 37° 16.23′ N, 79° 56.713′ W. Marker was in Roanoke, Virginia. Memorial was at the intersection of Church Avenue Southwest and 3rd Street Southwest, on the left when traveling west on Church Avenue Southwest. The marker was located at the west end of Lee Plaza, directly north of the United States Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 210 Church Avenue Southwest, Roanoke VA 24011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this locationRoanoke Valley War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Roanoke Milestones (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Greene Memorial Church (about 400 feet away); Roanoke Life Saving and First Aid Crew (about 500 feet away); Roanoke Railway and Electric Company (approx. 0.2 miles away); The David R. and Susan S. Goode Railwalk (approx. 0.2 miles away); Jupiter Missile (approx. 0.2 miles away); Norfolk & Western Freight Station (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
Regarding Robert Edward Lee. The monument was knocked over and then removed by authorities to storage on July 23, 2020.
Credits. This page was last revised on April 29, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 152 times since then and 9 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.