Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University (HM7XD)

Location: Lexington, VA 24450
Country: United States of America

N 37° 47.221', W 79° 26.495'

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Founded, 1749, as Augusta Academy, near Greenville; reestablished at Timber Ridge, May, 1776, as Liberty Hall Academy; moved to Lexington and chartered as a college, 1782; endowed by George Washington, 1796, and named for him. Under presidency, 1865-1870, of Robert E. Lee (buried in the university chapel), whose name after death was incorporated in the official title.
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HM NumberHM7XD
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Marker NumberI-8
Year Placed1936
Placed ByConservation and Development Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, September 17th, 2014 at 9:03pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 637223 N 4183328
Decimal Degrees37.78701667, -79.44158333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 47.221', W 79° 26.495'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 47' 13.26" N, 79° 26' 29.70" W
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Area Code(s)540
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101 N Jefferson St, Lexington VA 24450, US
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