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

George Washington

Nat. Brdg. Survey 1750

 
 
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. George Washington Marker
Inscription.  His 1796 gift led to Liberty Hall renamed Washington College
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 20.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraEducationExploration. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1750.
 
Location. 37° 47.112′ N, 79° 26.523′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on West Washington Street just west of North Main Street (Business U.S. 11), on the right when traveling west. 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 C. Marshall (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 (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus H. McCormick
George Washington Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
2. George Washington Marker
The marker is embedded in the sidewalk.
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Padget (within shouting distance of this marker); Pierre Daura (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
 
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 36 times since then. Last updated on May 9, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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