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Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Barracks     The Virginia Military Institute

 
 
Barracks<br>The Virginia Military Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. Barracks
The Virginia Military Institute Marker
Inscription.  
has been designated a
Registered National
Historic Landmark


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

1966

 
Erected 1966 by National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Military. In addition, it is included in the National Historic Landmarks series list.
 
Location. 37° 47.443′ N, 79° 26.148′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Marker is on the grounds of the Virginia Military Institute. 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. Virginia Military Institute Historic District (here, next to this marker); Stonewall Jackson (a few steps from this marker); The Cadet Battery (within shouting distance of this
Barracks     The Virginia Military Institute Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. Barracks     The Virginia Military Institute Marker
marker); Little Sorrel (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War (within shouting distance of this marker); Jackson’s Classroom (within shouting distance of this marker); George C. Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker); George Catlett Marshall (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Marker at the Virginia Military Institute image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Marker at the Virginia Military Institute
Virginia Military Institute Barracks image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
4. Virginia Military Institute Barracks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 558 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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