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John Robinson

"Jockey" John

 
 
John Robinson Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. John Robinson Marker
Inscription.  Gambler/benefactor. Buried on W&L front campus 1826
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 51.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesCharity & Public WorkEducation. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 37° 47.089′ N, 79° 26.627′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Nelson Street (U.S. 60) and South Jefferson Street, on the right when traveling west on West Nelson Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 101 W Nelson 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. Pamela H. Simpson (a few steps from this marker); Hopkins Green (a few steps from this marker); Mary Moore Brown (within shouting distance of this marker); Col. James McDowell (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA (within shouting
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distance of this marker); Matthew F. Maury (within shouting distance of this marker); Alben W. Barkley (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary McD. Greenlee (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). 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 32 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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