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

Meriwether Lewis

1774 - 1809

 
 
Meriwether Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. Meriwether Lewis Marker
Inscription.  Commander of the Lewis & Clark expedition.
 
Erected by Rockbridge Historical Society. (Marker Number 17.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Exploration. In addition, it is included in the Lewis & Clark Expedition, and the Virginia, Lexington, Righteous and Rascals of Rockbridge series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1803.
 
Location. 37° 47.091′ N, 79° 26.538′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just south of West Washington Street, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 13 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. William Clark (here, next to this marker); Benjamin Borden, Sr. (a few steps from this marker); Wm. Nelson Pendleton (a few steps from this marker); Mel Greenburg (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (a few steps from
Meriwether Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. Meriwether Lewis Marker
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this marker); Civil War Memorial (a few steps from this marker); World War II Memorial (a few steps from this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Nearby Lewis & Clark Expedition Memorial Plaque image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
3. Nearby Lewis & Clark Expedition Memorial Plaque
 
 
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 35 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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