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

Matthew F. Maury

"Pathfinder of the Seas"

 
 
Matthew F. Maury Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Matthew F. Maury Marker
Inscription.  Physics Chair, VMI 1868 - 1873
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 54.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationScience & MedicineWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1868.
 
Location. 37° 47.116′ N, 79° 26.661′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on West Nelson Street (U.S. 60) just east of Lee Avenue when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 125 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. Alben W. Barkley (here, next to this marker); Cy Twombly (within shouting distance of this marker); Pamela H. Simpson (within shouting distance of this marker); Hopkins Green (within shouting distance of this marker); John Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Mary Moore Brown (about 300 feet away, measured
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in a direct line); Col. James McDowell (about 300 feet away); Gen. "Bull" Paxton CSA (about 400 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 59 times since then and 18 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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Jun. 28, 2022