Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Virginia Military Institute
A National Historic Landmark
Erected 1989 by Department of Historic Resources. (Marker Number I-1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Education • Peace • Science & Medicine • War, US Civil • War, World II • Waterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks, and the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series lists. A significant historical year for this entry is 1839.
Location. 37° 47.329′ N, 79° 26.404′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Letcher 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 walking distance of this marker. The Cabell House (within shouting distance of this marker); Hotchkiss House (within shouting distance of this marker); John Robinson (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Virginia Military Institute (about 600 feet away); Sigma Nu Fraternity (about 600 feet away); William Graham (about 600 feet away); Washington and Lee University (about 700 feet away); Traveller’s Grave (about 800 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Also see . . .
1. Virginia Military Institute. (Submitted on June 21, 2010.)
2. George C. Marshall - Biography. The official website of the Nobel Prize (Submitted on June 21, 2010.)
Credits. This page was last revised on November 9, 2021. It was originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 890 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 2. submitted on May 31, 2011, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. 3, 4. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.