Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Cyrus Hall McCormick
1809 • • • 1884
He liberated agriculture
befriended education and
advanced the cause of religion
Trustee and benefactor of
Washington and Lee
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Education.
Location. 37° 47.244′ N, 79° 26.562′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on 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. Morris House (within shouting distance of this marker); Lee-Jackson House (within shouting distance of this marker); General Lee’s Beloved Traveller (within shouting distance of this marker); Traveller’s Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington and Lee University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); William Graham (about 300 feet away); a different marker also named Washington and Lee UniversityJohn Robinson (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 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.