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Gen. George S. Patton

"Old Blood and Guts"

 
 
Gen. George S. Patton Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Gen. George S. Patton Marker
Inscription.  1912 Olympian. Cdr. 3rd Army WW2. 3rd generation VMI
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 33.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: SportsWar, 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 1912.
 
Location. 37° 47.115′ N, 79° 26.498′ 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. Frank Padget (here, next to this marker); Dr. Ephraim McDowell (a few steps from this marker); Dold Building, ca. 1820 (a few steps from this marker); Gen. John Lejeune (a few steps from this marker); Cyrus H. McCormick (within shouting distance of this marker); George C. Marshall (within shouting distance
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of this marker); Lt. Gen. Thomas Jonathan “Stonewall” Jackson 1824-1863 (within shouting distance of this marker); The Stonewall Jackson House (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 31 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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