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Near Roanoke, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lee Highway

 
 
Lee Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
1. Lee Highway Marker
Inscription.  
Erected
in honor of
Robert E. Lee
by
William Watts Chapter
Roanoke, VA
Southern Cross Chapter
Salem, VA
Roanoke Chapter
Roanoke, VA
The United Daughters
of the Confederacy
1928

 
Erected 1928 by The United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy series list.
 
Location. 37° 15.866′ N, 80° 0.682′ W. Marker is near Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Brandon Avenue SW (U.S. 11) and Poplar Hills Road SW, on the right when traveling east on Brandon Avenue SW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roanoke VA 24018, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Old Lutheran Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Fishburne Park Flagpole (approx. 2 miles away); General Andrew Lewis
Lee Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
2. Lee Highway Marker
(approx. 2.1 miles away); General Andrew Lewis of Salem (approx. 2.1 miles away); Virginia Western Community College Memorial (approx. 2.4 miles away); McNeil Drive (approx. 2˝ miles away); Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike (approx. 2.7 miles away); a different marker also named General Andrew Lewis (approx. 2.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,495 times since then and 78 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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