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Gen. John Lejeune

 
 
Gen. John Lejeune Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Gen. John Lejeune Marker
Inscription.  1st Marine Cmdr. Army forces 2nd Inf. WWI. Decorated by Fr & US. Superintendent VMI
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 30.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, World I. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list.
 
Location. 37° 47.124′ N, 79° 26.488′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on North Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just north of West Washington Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 11 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. Dr. Ephraim McDowell (a few steps from this marker); The Jacob Ruff House, ca. 1829 (a few steps from this marker); Lt. Gen. L.B. Puller (a few steps from this marker); Willson-Walker House, ca. 1820 (a few steps from this marker); Gen. George S. Patton (a few steps from this marker); Jonathan Daniels
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Frank Padget (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Gen. Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson 1824-1863 (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 30 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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