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Lee Chapel and Museum

Category: Monuments + Museums

Jefferson, Lexington, VA 24450


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Lee Chapel and Museum | Museum/Attraction Review | Lexington, VA | Frommers.com - expert review
This magnificent brick and limestone Victorian-Gothic chapel on the Washington and Lee campus was built of brick and native limestone in 1867 at the request of General Lee. Begin by walking up on the auditorium stage and Edward Valentines striking white-marbl...

Lee Chapel & Museum
Lee died on October 12, 1870, and was buried beneath the chapel. In 1883 an addition was made to the building which houses the memorial sculpture of the recumbent Lee by Edward Valentine and includes a family crypt in the lower level where the general's remains were moved. His wife, mother, father (...

Lee Chapel & Museum
Coat of Arms: In 1890, at the request of Leslie Lyle Campbell, Class of 1887, Professor W. G. Brown designed a white silk banner bearing the words “Washington and Lee University” embroidered in gold letters on a blue scroll. Below the scroll was a composite shield made up of elements of the coats of...

Lee Chapel and Museum, Lexington, VA : Reviews of Lee Chapel and Museum - Yahoo! Travel
Built at the request of Robert E. Lee, who was president of Washington College from 1865 to1870, this National Historic Landmark now houses the University Museum,...

Lexington, Virginia Visitor's Center promoting all of Rockbridge County
Lee Chapel and Museum is located just 2 miles off I-81 on the campus of Washington & Lee University. Take exit #191, this will put you on I-64 for 1 mile. Take exit #55 off I-64. Follow Rt. 11 south. As you go over the Maury River Bridge Rt. 11 will split. Merge to the right (Rt. 11 Business). Lee C...

Lee Chapel and Museum - Lexington - Reviews of Lee Chapel and Museum - TripAdvisor
This is a definite must see if you are a history buff. The chapel is located on the Washington & Lee University campus with free parking nearby. Call ahead to find out if it is open as they do hold seminars, weddings, etc. at this place. Also, you enter through the upper chapel doors and are greeted...

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