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

George C. Marshall

WWII 5-Star General

 
 
George C. Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. George C. Marshall Marker
Inscription.  Marshall Plan 1947. Nobel Peace Prize. VMI 1897 - 1901
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 19.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: PeaceWar, World II. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1947.
 
Location. 37° 47.11′ N, 79° 26.52′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Washington Street and North Main Street (Business U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west on West Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2 N Main St, 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. George Washington (here, next to this marker); The Alexander-Withrow House, ca. 1793 (a few steps from this marker); Moses Jacob Ezekiel (a few steps from this marker); George Wm. Crump (a few steps from this marker); Dold Building, ca. 1820 (a few steps from this marker); Cyrus H. McCormick
George C. Marshall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
2. George C. Marshall Marker
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(a few steps from this marker); Frank Padget (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. George S. Patton (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Also see . . .
1. George Catlett Marshall Bio. (Submitted on May 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. General George C. Marshall (American Experience). (Submitted on May 9, 2021, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on May 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 34 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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