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

Francis Henney Smith

 
 
Francis Henney Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. Francis Henney Smith Marker
Inscription.  1st Supt. VMI 1839-89. Mathematician. Rebuilt VMI after Hunter's 1864 raid.
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 13.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1864.
 
Location. 37° 47.077′ N, 79° 26.553′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just north of West Nelson Street (Route 60), on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 27 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. Rev. William Graham (here, next to this marker); Gen. Robert E. Lee (a few steps from this marker); Admiral Richard Byrd (a few steps from this marker); Gen. David Hunter (a few steps from this marker); Mel Greenburg (a few steps from this marker); John Chavis (a few steps
Francis Henney Smith Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. Francis Henney Smith Marker
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from this marker); Wm. Nelson Pendleton (a few steps from this marker); James Ward Wood (within shouting distance of 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 25 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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