Near Lexington in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of Sam Houston
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-52.)
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, Texas Independence.
Location. 37° 50.581′ N, 79° 21.551′ W. Marker is near Lexington, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker can be reached from Sam Houston Way (Virginia Route 785) near North Lee Highway (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north. This marker is located in the Sam Houston Wayside. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Birthplace of Sam Houston (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Hall Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Timber Ridge ChurchRed House and the McDowell Family (approx. 3.2 miles away); Dr. Ephraim McDowell (approx. 3.2 miles away); McDowell's Grave (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cherry Grove Estate (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jordan’s Point (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,108 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.