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

Lee Highway

 
 
Lee Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1928.
 
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); The Coffee Pot (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fishburne Park Flagpole (approx.
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2 miles away); The Norwich Neighborhood (approx. 2.1 miles away); Fire Station No. 7 (approx. 2.1 miles away); General Andrew Lewis (approx. 2.1 miles away); General Andrew Lewis of Salem (approx. 2.1 miles away); Agatha Strother Lewis/Col. Elijah McClanahan (approx. 2.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
 
Lee Highway Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
2. Lee Highway Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 1, 2023. It was originally submitted on November 27, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 3,015 times since then and 131 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 27, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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