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

Robert Edward Lee

 
 
Robert Edward Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
1. Robert Edward Lee Marker
Inscription.  
Superintendent, U.S. Military Academy
1852-1855
Commander, Army of Northern Virginia
1862-1865
Commander-in-Chief, Confederate Armies
1865
President, Washington College
1865-1870

Erected by
Roanoke Chapter – William Watts Chapter
United Daughters of the Confederacy
Dedicated October 4, 1960

 
Erected 1960 by Roanoke Chapter & William Watts Chapter, United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 37° 16.23′ N, 79° 56.713′ W. Marker is in Roanoke, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of Church Avenue Southwest and 3rd Street Southwest, on the left when traveling west on Church Avenue Southwest. Marker is located at the west end of Lee Plaza, directly north of the United States Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 210 Church Avenue Southwest, Roanoke VA 24011, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Roanoke Milestones (about 300 feet away, measured
Robert Edward Lee Monument (<i>tall view</i>) image. Click for full size.
By Cosmos Mariner, May 15, 2019
2. Robert Edward Lee Monument (tall view)
in a direct line); Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Bridge (approx. mile away); Boxley Building (approx. mile away); Colonial National Bank Building (approx. mile away); The Patrick Henry (approx. mile away); First National Bank (approx. 0.3 miles away); First Train to Big Lick (approx. 0.3 miles away); Norfolk & Western General Office Building (approx. 0.3 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Roanoke.
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, US Civil
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on June 1, 2019. This page originally submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 75 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 1, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.
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