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Washington and Lee University

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Address: Jefferson St. (Rte. 11), Lexington, VA
Phone Number: 540/463-8768
Description: Established in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the ninth-oldest...
Established in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the ninth-oldest college in the United States.
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Don't miss stopping at this campus!

My son attended W&L and we have been to Lexington many times. The campus of Washington and Lee is beautiful and well worth a stop. You must visit the Lee Chapel and do not miss... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 22, 2015
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Ooltewah, Tennessee
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8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2015

My son attended W&L and we have been to Lexington many times. The campus of Washington and Lee is beautiful and well worth a stop. You must visit the Lee Chapel and do not miss the Reeves exhibit of china. It is spectacular and close to the museum. The campus bookstore is one of the best college bookstores I have... More 

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Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is not only a historical campus known for Pres. George Washington and Gen. Robert E Lee - but it is BEAUTIFUL and full of life. I enjoyed the Lee Memorial Chapel and seeing the tomb where he's buried on campus. The campus is great to see but even better to visit when you have a guide or someone who... More 

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Dixon, Missouri
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

We were traveling to the East Coast and stopped in Lexington for the night. On our way out of town the next morning we saw the sign for Washington and Lee University. It seemed interesting so we stopped in for a tour. What an amazing collection of personal items from the the Washington and Lee families. We could have spent... More 

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Connecticut
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

The campus is beautiful, historic and peaceful. I enjoy visits here and always look forward to walks through campus.

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Georgetown, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

If you are in Lexington, take the time to walk around the campus of Washington Lee University. Its a beautiful campus. The red buildings are striking. The Lee Chapel and Museum is on campus. The beautiful Episcopal Church is next to campus. Lee's last house is there. It's free. It's relaxing. It a great way to spend an hour or... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

We visited on a beautiful spring day. There was even a class being held outside. What a spectacular setting. We ended up sitting by the chapel enjoying the ambiance. Well worth spending the time for a visit.

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Falmouth, Massachusetts, United States
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43 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

My husband and I love American history. We decided to stay in the Lexington on a weekend getaway. We had to visit this University. It is a beautiful campus. This is where Robert E. Lee came to work after the Civil War. It is also his final resting place.I was fascinated by the original paintings of him and George Washington... More 

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

The W&L campus is small but beautiful. When you drive in from outside town, you look up the sweeping lawn and see the Colonnade, the early 19th Century buildings topped with a statue of George Washington. The red bricks and white pillars just exude charm and grace. The students and staff are genuinely friendly and helpful. You can ask anyone... More 

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Houston
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41 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

My son and I went to visit Washington and Lee as a prospective student. The campus was quiet since we went during the schools Spring Break. It is picture perfect.

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Columbus, Ohio
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

A beautiful campus with red brick buildings with large white columns everywhere. Nice people too. Very hilly to a flatlander like me. Be prepared to walk up a lot of hills!

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Address: Address: Jefferson St. (Rte. 11), Lexington, VA
Phone Number: 540/463-8768
Location: United States  >  Virginia (VA)  >  Lexington

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