Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
1746 - 1799
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 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.
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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 423 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 23, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.