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Near Lexington in Rockbridge County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Thorn Hill Estate

 
 
Thorn Hill Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 4, 2013
1. Thorn Hill Estate Marker
Inscription. Home of Colonel John Bowyer, an officer in the Revolutionary War, and of General E.F. Paxton, commander of the Stonewall Brigade, killed at Chancellorsville May 3, 1863.
 
Erected 1928 by Conservation & Development Commission. (Marker Number A-49.)
 
Location. 37° 45.625′ N, 79° 27.888′ W. Marker is near Lexington, Virginia, in Rockbridge County. Marker is on Thornhill Road (Virginia Route 251) north of Rosefarm Hill Lane, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lexington VA 24450, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. William Henry Ruffner (approx. 1.2 miles away); Original African American Cemetery (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Fame of Stonewall Jackson (approx. 1.8 miles away); Lot One-Lexington (approx. 2 miles away); Hopkins Green (approx. 2 miles away); Alben W. Barkley (approx. 2.1 miles away); The Sloan House, ca. 1844-45 (approx. 2.1 miles away); Campbell House, ca. 1845 (approx. 2.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lexington.
 
Categories. War, US CivilWar, US Revolutionary
 
Thorn Hill Estate Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 4, 2013
2. Thorn Hill Estate Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 298 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 5, 2013, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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