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Lexington in Davidson County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

City of Lexington

Incorporated 1828

 
 
City of Lexington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. City of Lexington Marker
Inscription.  Named during the Revolutionary War in 1775 after the Battle of Lexington.
 
Erected 1928.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Settlements & SettlersWar, US Revolutionary. A significant historical year for this entry is 1775.
 
Location. 35° 49.458′ N, 80° 15.201′ W. Marker is in Lexington, North Carolina, in Davidson County. Marker is at the intersection of N Main Street and W Center Street, on the right when traveling south on N Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington NC 27292, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Captain Benjamin Merrill (here, next to this marker); Daniel Boone and Gen. Nathanael Greene (a few steps from this marker); Old Davidson County Courthouse (within shouting distance of this marker); Lexington in the Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); Wm. Rainey Holt (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Homestead (approx. 0.3 miles away); Pilgrim Church (approx. 3.1 miles away); Jefferson Davis (approx. 3.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
City of Lexington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. City of Lexington Marker
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Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Marker in Lexington
Several markers are found at this location.
City of Lexington Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. City of Lexington Marker
The marker is located in the park across from the Old Davidson County Courthouse in Uptown Lexington.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 525 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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May. 26, 2022