Lexington, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Sigma Nu Fraternity
on a rock ledge formerly located 65 yards north west of this spot
James Frank Hopkins
James McIlvaine Riley
Erected August 25, 1935 during the Twenty-seventh Biennial Grand Chapter
Location. 37° 47.381′ N, 79° 26.293′ W. Marker is in Lexington, Virginia. Marker is on Letcher Avenue, on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is located on the grounds of the Virginia Military Institute, at the southwest corner of the parade ground. 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. Virginia Military Institute (within shouting distance of this marker); Cincinnatus Citizen-Soldier (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Cabell House (about 500 feet away); Virginia Mourning Her Dead (about 500 feet away); a different marker also named Virginia Military Institute (about 600 feet away); General Lemuel C. Shepherd Jr. Little Sorrel (about 700 feet away); George C. Marshall (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
More about this marker. The plaque contains a bas relief image of the three cadets with VMI in the background.
Categories. • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 289 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 24, 2012, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.