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Seminary is an unincorporated community in Lee County, Virginia, in the United States.[1] It had previously been known as Turkey Cove, and during the American Civil War the 64th Virginia Infantry trained on the church grounds, partly because its chaplain was Reuben Steele.[2]


Seminary was named after the local United Methodist Church seminary.[3]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Seminary, Virginia
  2. ^ "Lee County Virginia: Stop # 16: Virginia Civil War Trail Marker in Seminary". 19 October 2013. Retrieved 27 July 2018.
  3. ^ Tennis, Joe (2004). Southwest Virginia Crossroads: An Almanac of Place Names and Places to See. The Overmountain Press. p. 18. ISBN 978-1-57072-256-1.

Coordinates: 36°48′38″N 82°50′01″W / 36.81056°N 82.83361°W / 36.81056; -82.83361