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Washington And Lee University Historic District

Lexington (Independent City), Virginia
County of Rockbridge.
National Register Number: 71001047
Resource type: District.
Property type: Education - college.
Congressional District: VA-6 Certified Local Government: NO
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Current use/information: University.

Statement of Significance (as of designation - November 11, 1971):
The district is composed of architecturally harmonious and spatially related neoclassical buildings that form one of the most dignified college campuses in the Nation.

The college applied for a 2003 Save America's Treasures grant to install fire suppression and alarm systems in three buildings that form the Colonnade: Washington Hall, Payne Hall, and Robinson Hall. These buildings, with the Lee Chapel, are at the heart of the National Historic Landmark historic district.


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