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Cyrus H. McCormick

 
 
Cyrus H. McCormick Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Cyrus H. McCormick Marker
Inscription.  
Pat. grain reaper 1834
A farming revolution
Walnut Grove Farm
Raphine, VA
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 35.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AgricultureIndustry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1834.
 
Location. 37° 47.101′ N, 79° 26.508′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on East Washington Street just east 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 E Washington 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. Dold Building, ca. 1820 (a few steps from this marker); Frank Padget (a few steps from this marker); George C. Marshall (a few steps from this marker); Little Sorrel (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. George S. Patton (within shouting distance of this marker); The Alexander-Withrow House, ca. 1793
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(within shouting distance of this marker); George Washington (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. Jackson CSA (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 10, 2021. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 23 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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