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Thorn Hill Estate

1287 Thornhill Rd, Lexington, VA 24450, USA
Marker A-49 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.
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Cherry Grove Estate

5076 N Lee Hwy, Fairfield, VA 24435, USA
Marker A-47 Here was born James McDowell, Governor of Virginia, 1843-46.
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Timber Ridge Church

73 Sam Houston Way, Lexington, VA 24450, USA
Marker A-46 This Presbyterian Church was built in 1756, nineteen years after the first settlement in Rockbridge County.
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Liberty Hall Academy

73 Sam Houston Way, Lexington, VA 24450, USA
Marker A-44 This school, which was founded in 1777 and finally grew into Washington and Lee University, stood a short distance to the southwest of this point.
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Albert Gallatin Willis

1780 Zachary Taylor Hwy, Huntly, VA 22640, USA
Marker J-26 Pvt. Albert G. Willis, Co. C, Col. John S. Mosby's Partisan Rangers (43d Battalion, Virginia Cavalry) and at least one other Ranger were captured about 13 Oct. 1864 near Gaines Crossroads by Union…
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A Revolutionary Soldier

18006-18140 US-58, Boydton, VA 23917, USA
Marker U-80 Richard Kennon of Mecklenburg served as an officer in the 5th Virginia Regiment, 1776-1778 and later in the State Militia. He served in both houses of the General Assembly and was Presiding Officer…
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A Camp of Stonewall Jackson’s

1784-1796 Old Blue Ridge Turnpike, Madison, VA…
Marker JE-15 Just to the north, on the night of November 25, 1862, Stonewall Jackson, with his corps, camped. He…
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A Revolutionary War Hero

38571-38673 Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Middleburg, VA…
Marker B-33 Near here stood the home of Sergeant Major John Champe (1752-1798), Continental soldier. Champe faked desertion and enlisted…
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A. T. Wright High School

269 James Wharf Rd, White Stone, VA…
Marker J-91 Albert Terry Wright (1871-1944) was born in Hanover County, Virginia. He taught in the black schools of Richmond and, by 1908, at White Stone in Lancaster County. By 1921 Wright was principal of…
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Belleview

3040 Greensboro Rd, Martinsville, VA 24112, USA
Marker A-135 Three miles southwest is Belleview, home of Major John Redd, a pioneer in this section. Redd served in the Indian wars and in the Revolution, being present at the siege of Yorktown in…
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