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Thomas Jefferson

 
 
Thomas Jefferson Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones (CC0), May 8, 2021
1. Thomas Jefferson Marker
Inscription.  VA Gov; 3rd US Pres. Buys Natural Bridge 1774: "Most sublime of nature's works"
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 4.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraGovernment & PoliticsNatural Features. In addition, it is included in the Former U.S. Presidents: #03 Thomas Jefferson, and the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 37° 47.049′ N, 79° 26.586′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (U.S. 11) and West Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the left when traveling north on South Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 51 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. Mike Seeger (here, next to this marker); Edward Tarr (here, next to this marker); Mary McD. Greenlee (here, next to this marker); Michael Miley (here, next to this marker); Jordan and Darst
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(a few steps from this marker); Zachariah Johnston (a few steps from this marker); The T. David Grist Headquarters Building (a few steps from this marker); Soldier John Grisby (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Thomas Jefferson Marker and other Stones image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, October 15, 2023
2. Thomas Jefferson Marker and other Stones
This historical marker is the one closest to the photographer on the left.
Natural Bridge Looking West image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 30, 2023
3. Natural Bridge Looking West
Natural Bridge Looking East image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Tom Bosse, July 30, 2023
4. Natural Bridge Looking East
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 16, 2023. It was originally submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 146 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.   2. submitted on October 16, 2023, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.   3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2023, by Tom Bosse of Jefferson City, Tennessee.

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