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Rev. Lylburn Downing

 
 
Rev. Lylburn Downing Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Rev. Lylburn Downing Marker
Inscription.  T.J. Jackson taught his enslaved parents. Native & namesake of Lex Af-Am School 1927
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 58.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African AmericansChurches & ReligionEducation. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1927.
 
Location. 37° 47.003′ N, 79° 26.623′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just north of East Preston Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 132 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. Margaret J. Preston (a few steps from this marker); Trinity United Methodist Church (a few steps from this marker); Soldier John Grisby (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Manly Memorial Baptist Church (about 300 feet away); Michael Miley (about 300
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feet away); Edward Tarr (about 300 feet away); Mike Seeger (about 300 feet away); Zachariah Johnston (about 300 feet away). 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 22 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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