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Lewis Watts

"The Rhythm Makers"

 
 
Lewis Watts Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, May 8, 2021
1. Lewis Watts Marker
Inscription.  Armless musician and athlete; lifelong Lexington resident
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 28.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Arts, Letters, MusicEntertainmentSports. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list.
 
Location. 37° 47.155′ N, 79° 26.465′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of North Main Street (Business U.S. 11) and West Henry Street, on the left when traveling north on North Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 36 N 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. The Sheridan Livery Inn, 1887 (a few steps from this marker); First Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Jonathan Daniels (within shouting distance of this marker); Lt. Gen. L.B. Puller (within shouting distance of this marker); The Jacob Ruff House, ca. 1829
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(within shouting distance of this marker); Willson-Walker House, ca. 1820 (within shouting distance of this marker); Gen. John Lejeune (within shouting distance of this marker); Dr. Ephraim McDowell (within shouting distance of 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 37 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on May 9, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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