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

Morris House

 
 
Morris House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. Morris House Marker
Inscription.  
The Joella & Stewart Morris House
of
Washington and Lee University

Built 1842 as a faculty home.
Restored 1986 as the University guest center
by
Mr. & Mrs. Morris
of
Houston, Texas

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
 
Location. 37° 47.243′ N, 79° 26.587′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling east. 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. Cyrus Hall McCormick (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee-Jackson House (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington and Lee University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Lee’s Beloved Traveller (about 300 feet away); Traveller’s Grave (about 400 feet away); Last Home of Traveller (about 400 feet away); John Chavis
Morris House Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. Morris House Marker
(about 400 feet away); William Graham (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Marker at Wash. & Lee University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Marker at Wash. & Lee University
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 426 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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