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James Ward Wood

 
 
James Ward Wood Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 8, 2021
1. James Ward Wood Marker
Inscription.  Chief founder Kappa Alpha Order 1865. "…Let us cling to all that is good…"
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 47.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationFraternal or Sororal Organizations. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
 
Location. 37° 47.08′ N, 79° 26.537′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just south of East Washington Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 19 S 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. Samuel Zenas Ammen (here, next to this marker); Wm. Nelson Pendleton (a few steps from this marker); Mel Greenburg (a few steps from this marker); Veterans' Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Eagle Tavern (a few steps from this marker); William Clark
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(a few steps from this marker); Meriwether Lewis (a few steps from this marker); Rev. William Graham (a few steps from 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 138 times since then and 33 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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