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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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Beautiful campus in a beautiful town, we loved driving around Lexington, school located next to VMI, well taken care of property and grounds-home of Kappa Alpha Order

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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62 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Beautiful campus in a beautiful town, we loved driving around Lexington, school located next to VMI, well taken care of property and grounds-home of Kappa Alpha Order

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Madison, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

A must see for anyone heading to the area. So pretty and peaceful to walk around. There is a lot to see and the character of the buildings is amazing.

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Mobile, Alabama
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

The older part of campus is so pretty. Be sure to walk along the colonnade and look down at Lee Chapel. The more modern buildings detract from the beauty of the campus but fortunately are not visible from the street (new dorms are not completed so that may change).

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East Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

It's just a nice campus to walk around. Lee's Chapel is worththe visit and also walk by the president's house and see where Lee and his horse lived.

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Pittsburgh
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Wonderful campus, new buildings going up on campus, great cross country coach, new programs and excellent academics.

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Nashville, Tennessee
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

It is well worth walking around and if you do so stop at the gate to Lee's Chapel and you will see the memorial plaques to lives lost in past war from WWI including a 9/11 Memorial dedicated to its alumni that gave the supreme sacrifice.

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Pearland, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

Free guided tours in the Robert Lee chapel nearby. The guide will help you understand the prominence of the university in relation to the Lee and the Washington family.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2015

The campus is beautiful. Take the time to visit the chapel and learn about the history. Robert E. Lee's office is just as he left it when he died. His family crypt is also here. There is also an original portrait of a young George Washington in the chapel.

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Wesley Chapel, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Sits next to VMI so what a joy to walk both of these campuses. Downside is we were there on a Sunday and got here late as things were closing. Make sure you allow time for the museum tour. We missed it. Gen Lee is buried here along with his famous horse Traveller.

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Stony Brook, Long Island, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Impressive campus with beautiful architecture and historic buildings. Lee Chapel is the last resting place of the general, who spent his last years as president of Washington College, re-named after his death. With VMI, it makes Lexington a great "college town."

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

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