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

The Rockbridge County Jail

1831 - 1841

 
 
The Rockbridge County Jail Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
1. The Rockbridge County Jail Marker
Inscription.  
Designed in the Federal Style
by
Thomas Usted Walter

Nationally known for his work on the U.S. Capitol and later in Lexington for his plan for the Greek Revival Presbyterian Church
 
Erected 1986 by The Ruth Anderson McCulloch Branch, Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: ArchitectureLaw Enforcement.
 
Location. 37° 47.071′ N, 79° 26.513′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on South Main Street (Business U.S. 11) just south of East Washington Street, on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 7 Court House Sq, 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. Afghanistan, Iraq and War on Terrorism Memorial (a few steps from this marker); Veterans' Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); World War II Memorial (within shouting distance of this
The Rockbridge County Jail image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, August 14, 2021
2. The Rockbridge County Jail
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marker); a different marker also named Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Civil War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Vietnam War Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Operation Desert Storm Memorial (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 23 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 15, 2021, by Devry Becker Jones of Washington, District of Columbia.

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