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Travellerís Grave

 
 
Travellerís Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. Travellerís Grave Marker
Inscription.
Traveller
Horse of
Gen. Robert E. Lee
Placed by
Virginia Div UDC
May 8, 1971

[ Second Marker : ]
Travellerís Grave
This renovation and landscaping honors Anne Wilson in appreciation for her service to Washington and Lee as the Universityís first lady from 1983 to 1995. Like General Lee, Anne Wilson is a lover of animals who believes that their company and care enhance the human condition.

The Alumni Board of Directors
Washington and Lee University
1995
Additional support for this project was provided by
the Virginia Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy

 
Erected 1971 by United Daughters of the Confederacy.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the United Daughters of the Confederacy marker series.
 
Location. 37° 47.24′ N, 79° 26.512′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker can be reached from Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is located next to Lee Chapel on the grounds of Washington and Lee University. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. General Leeís Beloved Traveller
Second Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. Second Marker
(here, next to this marker); William Graham (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington and Lee University (within shouting distance of this marker); Cyrus Hall McCormick (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Washington and Lee University (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John Robinson (about 300 feet away); Morris House (about 400 feet away); Lee-Jackson House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Animals
 
Travellerís Grave Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Travellerís Grave Markers
Markers at Washington and Lee University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
4. Markers at Washington and Lee University
Lee Chapel image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
5. Lee Chapel
Gen. Robert E. Lee and his family are interred in this building at Washington and Lee University. Travellerís Grave is located south of the chapel, near that of Gen. Lee.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 406 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 21, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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