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Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Mary McD. Greenlee

1st Woman Settler

 
 
Mary McD. Greenlee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Mary McD. Greenlee Marker
Inscription.  Feisty tavern keeper. Regarded as a witch. Died 1809 at 102 yrs.
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 5.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraIndustry & CommerceSettlements & SettlersWomen. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1809.
 
Location. 37° 47.05′ N, 79° 26.585′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of South Main Street (Business 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. Thomas Jefferson (here, next to this marker); Mike Seeger (here, next to this marker); Edward Tarr (here, next to this marker); Michael Miley (here, next to this marker); The David T. Grist Headquarters Building (a few steps
Nearby paver for the Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge pavers image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
2. Nearby paver for the Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge pavers
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from this marker); Zachariah Johnston (a few steps from this marker); Lot One-Lexington (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin C. Moomaw (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 22 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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