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National Register of Historic Places listings in Lexington, Virginia

Location of Lexington in Virginia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in Lexington, Virginia.

This is intended to be a complete list of the properties and districts on the National Register of Historic Places in the independent city of Lexington, Virginia, United States. The locations of National Register properties and districts for which the latitude and longitude coordinates are included below, may be seen in a Google map.[1]

There are 17 properties and districts listed on the National Register in the city, including 4 National Historic Landmarks.

This National Park Service list is complete through NPS recent listings posted July 18, 2019.[2]
Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
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Current listingsEdit

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location Description
1 Alexander-Withrow House July 2, 1971
(#71001055)
Main and Washington Streets
37°47′07″N 79°26′31″W / 37.785278°N 79.441944°W / 37.785278; -79.441944 (Alexander-Withrow House)
2 Barracks, Virginia Military Institute October 15, 1966
(#66000956)
Northern edge of Lexington on U.S. Route 11
37°47′26″N 79°26′06″W / 37.790556°N 79.435000°W / 37.790556; -79.435000 (Barracks, Virginia Military Institute)
3 Blandome January 24, 2002
(#01001520)
101 Tucker St.
37°47′04″N 79°26′20″W / 37.784444°N 79.438889°W / 37.784444; -79.438889 (Blandome)
4 Col Alto November 19, 1990
(#89001925)
Nelson and Spottswood Dr.
37°46′49″N 79°26′19″W / 37.780278°N 79.438611°W / 37.780278; -79.438611 (Col Alto)
5 Lylburn Downing School October 23, 2003
(#03001093)
300 Diamond St.
37°47′11″N 79°26′06″W / 37.786389°N 79.435000°W / 37.786389; -79.435000 (Lylburn Downing School)
6 First Baptist Church August 30, 2006
(#06000757)
103 N. Main St.
37°47′10″N 79°26′26″W / 37.786111°N 79.440556°W / 37.786111; -79.440556 (First Baptist Church)
7 Stonewall Jackson House April 24, 1973
(#73002215)
8 E. Washington St.
37°47′05″N 79°26′29″W / 37.784861°N 79.441389°W / 37.784861; -79.441389 (Stonewall Jackson House)
8 Jordan's Point Historic District August 15, 2016
(#16000530)
Moses Mill Rd. and the confluence of the Maury River and Woods Creek
37°47′32″N 79°25′47″W / 37.792222°N 79.429722°W / 37.792222; -79.429722 (Jordan's Point Historic District)
9 Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University October 15, 1966
(#66000914)
Washington and Lee University campus
37°47′15″N 79°26′31″W / 37.787500°N 79.441944°W / 37.787500; -79.441944 (Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University)
10 Lexington and Covington Turnpike Toll House November 27, 2004
(#04001268)
453 Lime Kiln Rd.
37°47′13″N 79°27′14″W / 37.786806°N 79.453889°W / 37.786806; -79.453889 (Lexington and Covington Turnpike Toll House)
11 Lexington Historic District July 26, 1972
(#72001506)
Roughly bounded by the former Chesapeake and Ohio railroad line, Graham and Jackson Aves., and Estill and Jordan Sts.
37°47′09″N 79°26′25″W / 37.785833°N 79.440278°W / 37.785833; -79.440278 (Lexington Historic District)
Includes several other listings, such as Washington and Lee University, Virginia Military Institute, Alexander-Withrow House, and Lexington Presbyterian Church
12 Lexington Presbyterian Church May 24, 1979
(#79003282)
Main and Nelson Streets
37°47′02″N 79°26′34″W / 37.783889°N 79.442778°W / 37.783889; -79.442778 (Lexington Presbyterian Church)
13 Mulberry Hill September 9, 1982
(#82004671)
Liberty Hall Rd.
37°47′25″N 79°26′59″W / 37.790139°N 79.44972°W / 37.790139; -79.44972 (Mulberry Hill)
14 Reid-White-Philbin House August 2, 2000
(#00000889)
208 W. Nelson St.
37°47′08″N 79°26′45″W / 37.785417°N 79.445972°W / 37.785417; -79.445972 (Reid-White-Philbin House)
15 Stono April 1, 1975
(#75002112)
At the junction of U.S. Routes 11 and 11 Alt.
37°47′26″N 79°25′51″W / 37.790417°N 79.430833°W / 37.790417; -79.430833 (Stono)
16 Virginia Military Institute Historic District May 30, 1974
(#74002219)
Virginia Military Institute campus
37°47′24″N 79°26′09″W / 37.79°N 79.435833°W / 37.79; -79.435833 (Virginia Military Institute Historic District)
17 Washington and Lee University Historic District November 11, 1971
(#71001047)
Washington and Lee University campus
37°47′17″N 79°26′33″W / 37.788056°N 79.442500°W / 37.788056; -79.442500 (Washington and Lee University Historic District)

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ The latitude and longitude information provided in this table was derived originally from the National Register Information System, which has been found to be fairly accurate for about 99% of listings. For about 1% of NRIS original coordinates, experience has shown that one or both coordinates are typos or otherwise extremely far off; some corrections may have been made. A more subtle problem causes many locations to be off by up to 150 yards, depending on location in the country: most NRIS coordinates were derived from tracing out latitude and longitudes from USGS topographical quadrant maps created under the North American Datum of 1927, which differs from the current, highly accurate WGS84 GPS system used by most on-line maps. Chicago is about right, but NRIS longitudes in Washington are higher by about 4.5 seconds, and are lower by about 2.0 seconds in Maine. Latitudes differ by about 1.0 second in Florida. Some locations in this table may have been corrected to current GPS standards.
  2. ^ "National Register of Historic Places: Weekly List Actions". National Park Service, United States Department of the Interior. Retrieved on July 18, 2019.
  3. ^ Numbers represent an ordering by significant words. Various colorings, defined here, differentiate National Historic Landmarks and historic districts from other NRHP buildings, structures, sites or objects.
  4. ^ National Park Service (2008-04-24). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.
  5. ^ The eight-digit number below each date is the number assigned to each location in the National Register Information System database, which can be viewed by clicking the number.