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Benjamin C. Moomaw

Brethren Minister

 
 
Benjamin C. Moomaw Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Benjamin C. Moomaw Marker
Inscription.  Founded Buena Vista industrial city on Maury River 1889
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 44.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionSettlements & 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 1889.
 
Location. 37° 47.052′ N, 79° 26.571′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) and East Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 54 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. Lot One-Lexington (here, next to this marker); The David T. Grist Headquarters Building (here, next to this marker); Zachariah Johnston (a few steps from this marker); Mary McD. Greenlee (a few steps from this marker); Thomas Jefferson (a few steps from this marker); Mike Seeger
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(a few steps from this marker); Edward Tarr (within shouting distance of this marker); Michael Miley (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 23 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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