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Benjamin Borden, Sr.

 
 
Benjamin Borden, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Benjamin Borden, Sr. Marker
Inscription.  Obtained royal land grant 1739 for early settlement of Rockbridge Co.
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 43.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1739.
 
Location. 37° 47.095′ N, 79° 26.543′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just north of West Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 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. Meriwether Lewis (a few steps from this marker); William Clark (a few steps from this marker); Wm. Nelson Pendleton (a few steps from this marker); Mel Greenburg (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Desert Storm Memorial
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (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 57 times since then and 22 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jun. 28, 2022