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Fort Defiance in Augusta County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dwight D. Eisenhower Visits Augusta Military Academy

 
 
Dwight D. Eisenhower Visits Augusta Military Academy Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 21, 2019
1. Dwight D. Eisenhower Visits Augusta Military Academy Marker
Inscription.  
In Commemoration
of the visit of
The President of the
United States,
Dwight D. Eisenhower,
to the
Augusta Military Academy
October 27, 1960

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationMilitary.
 
Location. 38° 14.244′ N, 78° 58.666′ W. Marker is in Fort Defiance, Virginia, in Augusta County. Marker can be reached from Lee Highway (U.S. 11) north of Willow Spout Road (County Route 742), on the left when traveling north. Located on the Augusta Military Academy building. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Fort Defiance VA 24437, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Augusta Military Academy (here, next to this marker); Augusta Military Academy Museum (a few steps from this marker); This 1886 Bell (within shouting distance of this marker); Quarles Walk (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Augusta Military Academy (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); Augusta Stone Church
Augusta Military Academy Museum image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 21, 2019
2. Augusta Military Academy Museum
(approx. 0.2 miles away); The Rev. John Craig (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Augusta Stone Church (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Fort Defiance.
 
Also see . . .  Augusta Military Academy (Wikipedia). (Submitted on December 22, 2020, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Augusta Military Academy Museum image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, December 21, 2019
3. Augusta Military Academy Museum
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 22, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 41 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Michael Herrick was the editor who published this page.
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