Near Ararat in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The "Lee" Tree
History relates it provided shade for Robert E. Lee and his staff during the Civil War.
This tree is a gift of Mr. Glenn Gray of Surry County, Virginia
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1865.
Location. 36° 33.776′ N, 80° 33.136′ W. Marker is near Ararat, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker can be reached from Ararat Highway. Located on the grounds of the Jeb Stuart Birthplace (Laurel Hill). Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1091 Ararat Hwy, Ararat VA 24053, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. "Stuart the Raider" (here, next to this marker); "Stuart the Scout" (a few steps from this marker); "Stuart the Commander" (a few steps from this marker); "Stuart the Leader" (a few steps from this marker); "Flora and Jeb" (a few steps from this marker); Historic Roadbed Laurel Hill (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Laurel Hill (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ararat.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 18, 2020. It was originally submitted on November 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 276 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 21, 2016, by Michael C. Wilcox of Winston-Salem, North Carolina. 3. submitted on December 17, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio.