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Col. J.T.L. Preston

Lawyer & Professor

 
 
Col. J.T.L. Preston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. Col. J.T.L. Preston Marker
Inscription.  Founder of VMI 1839. The "Town Speaker" Lexington 1811-1890.
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 8.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationGovernment & PoliticsMilitary. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
 
Location. 37° 47.061′ N, 79° 26.571′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just north of West Nelson Street (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 37 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. "Big Foot" Wm. A. Wallace (here, next to this marker); John Letcher (here, next to this marker); C.M. Figgat (a few steps from this marker); William E. Wilcher (a few steps from this marker); John Chavis (a few steps from this marker); Benjamin C. Moomaw (a few
Col. J.T.L. Preston Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. Col. J.T.L. Preston Marker
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steps from this marker); Jordan and Darst (a few steps from this marker); Lot One-Lexington (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 15, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia. This page has been viewed 27 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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