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

William Graham

1746 - 1799

 
 
William Graham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
1. William Graham Marker
Inscription.
Was the founder and first rector of Liberty Hall Academy which was later to become Washington and Lee University.

He was first buried in the churchyard of St. Johnís Church, Richmond, VA.

In 1911 his remains were brought to Lexington and now lie here beneath the original tombstone, near the grave of his friend and classmate, “Lighthorse Harry” Lee, on the campus of the school he administered and loved.

 
Location. 37° 47.251′ N, 79° 26.496′ 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. Travellerís Grave (within shouting distance of this marker); General Leeís Beloved Traveller (within shouting distance of this marker); Washington and Lee University (within shouting distance of this marker); John Robinson (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Washington and Lee University
William Graham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
2. William Graham Marker
(about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cyrus Hall McCormick (about 300 feet away); Morris House (about 400 feet away); Hotchkiss House (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial Sites
 
Tombstone of William Graham image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
3. Tombstone of William Graham
Marker at Wash. & Lee University image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
4. Marker at Wash. & Lee University
William Graham Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 21, 2012
5. William Graham Marker
The marker and grave of William Graham are located next to Lee Chapel, seen in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 397 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.
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