Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Margaret Junkin Preston
1848 – 1857
Poetess of the Confederacy
Thomas J. (Stonewall) Jackson
1853 – 1857
Robert E. Lee
1865 – 1869
The Rockbridge Historical Society
Erected 1957 by Rockbridge Historical Society.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Notable Buildings. A significant historical year for this entry is 1848.
Location. 37° 47.231′ N, 79° 26.607′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on W Washington Street, on the right when traveling west. Marker is located on the grounds 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. Morris House (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus Hall McCormick (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Home of Traveller (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Chavis (about 300 feet away); Grace Church (about 300 feet away); General Lee’s Beloved TravellerWashington and Lee University (about 400 feet away); Traveller’s Grave (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 31, 2021. It was originally submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 686 times since then and 47 times this year. Photos: 1. submitted on January 31, 2021, by Bradley Owen of Morgantown, West Virginia. 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.