Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Washington and Lee University
Under the provisions of the
Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935
this site possesses exceptional value
in commemorating or illustrating
the history of the United States.
U. S. Department of the Interior
National Park Service
Erected 1972 by National Park Service.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1935.
Location. 37° 47.284′ N, 79° 26.542′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Marker is located on Washington Hall on the campus of Washington and Lee University. 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. John Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus Hall McCormick (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Graham General Lee’s Beloved Traveller (about 300 feet away); Traveller’s Grave (about 300 feet away); Morris House (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Washington and Lee University (about 400 feet away); Lee-Jackson House (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 588 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.