National Register of Historic Places listings in Lexington, Virginia

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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 19, 2019.[2]
Map all coordinates using: OpenStreetMap 
Download coordinates as: KML · GPX

Current listings[edit]

[3] Name on the Register[4] Image Date listed[5] Location Description
1 Alexander-Withrow House
Alexander-Withrow House
July 2, 1971
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
Barracks, Virginia Military Institute
October 15, 1966
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
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
Col Alto
November 19, 1990
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
Lylburn Downing School
October 23, 2003
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
First Baptist Church
August 30, 2006
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
Stonewall Jackson House
April 24, 1973
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
Jordan's Point Historic District
August 15, 2016
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
Lee Chapel, Washington and Lee University
October 15, 1966
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
Lexington and Covington Turnpike Toll House
November 27, 2004
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
Lexington Historic District
July 26, 1972
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
Lexington Presbyterian Church
May 24, 1979
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
Mulberry Hill
September 9, 1982
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
Reid-White-Philbin House
August 2, 2000
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
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
Virginia Military Institute Historic District
May 30, 1974
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
Washington and Lee University Historic District
November 11, 1971
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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  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 19, 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.