Virginia Military Institute Marker, I-1

A state military, engineering and arts college, founded in 1839. Graduates of it have taken a prominent part in every war since the Mexican War, 2,000 of them serving in the World War. The cadets fought as a corps at New Market in 1864. Among the members of the faculty were Stonewall Jackson and the noted scientists, Matthew F. Maury and John M. Brooke.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1939
Region: Shenandoah Valley Region
Geographic Location: Rockbridge County
Physical Description of Location: 3030 Letcher Avenue (entrance road to VMI campus), Lexington, VA 24450.
GPS Location: 37.78882,-79.440066
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