Near Lexington in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Birthplace of Sam Houston
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-52.)
Location. 37° 50.581′ N, 79° 21.551′ W. Marker is near Lexington, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker can be reached from Sam Houston Way (Virginia Route 785) near North Lee Highway (U.S. 11), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. This marker is located in the Sam Houston Wayside. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. A different marker also named Birthplace of Sam Houston (a few steps from this marker); Liberty Hall Academy (within shouting distance of this marker); Timber Ridge Church (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Red House and the McDowell Family (approx. 3.2 miles Dr. Ephraim McDowell (approx. 3.2 miles away); McDowell's Grave (approx. 3.2 miles away); Cherry Grove Estate (approx. 3.9 miles away); Jordanís Point (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
Categories. • Notable Persons • War, Texas Independence •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 975 times since then and 19 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on June 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.