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Washington and Lee University

Jefferson St., Lexington, VA
+1 540-463-8768
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Peaceful Place To Visit

This was like stepping back in time. It was a peaceful place to visit and welcoming. Loved the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Mandy H
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Mount Pleasant Mills, Pennsylvania, United States
beautiful campus for photo shoot

This is a small easy to walk campus. One of the prettiest Universities in the US so stop and take... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
bbeerbower
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Peachtree City, Georgia
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Established in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the ninth-oldest college in the United States.
  • Excellent75%
  • Very good23%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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Jefferson St., Lexington, VA
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+1 540-463-8768
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This was like stepping back in time. It was a peaceful place to visit and welcoming. Loved the architecture and history.

Thank Mandy H
Reviewed 6 days ago

This is a small easy to walk campus. One of the prettiest Universities in the US so stop and take several photos. be sure to stop by the Lee Chapel and walk up hill to view the other college, VMI

Thank bbeerbower
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

W&L is a beautiful campus to visit. Lush green grass and old Oak trees abound. There are historical sites (especially from the Civil War era) to see within walking distance as well as ice cream shops and the lovely downtown area.

Thank HeisMerciful
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Lee Chapel is well worth a visit and includes the resting place of Gen. Robert E. Lee as well as the space he used as his office during his time with the university. Good tour and nice shop included.

Thank UKHeritage
Reviewed 8 August 2017

This is my undergraduate alma mater and I hold a special place for it. Visiting regularly since my time there, Lexington and W&L bubble with history and innovations. The venerable Virginia Military Institute is next door and well worth a visit as well.

Thank j-abaum
Reviewed 8 August 2017

Beautiful college campus; worth visiting just for historic value. It is a peaceful and tranquil place for a walk. Plus, seeing the college kids is fun!

Thank rnjones
Reviewed 7 August 2017

We drove through this georgeouos campus on a summer Saturday. Everything here is beauiful and well worth the time to stop and visit.

Thank G6221LFjamesp
Reviewed 6 August 2017

Stopped here on a recent visit to Lexington, Virginia. This beautiful small college is nestled in the town. It features Lee Chapel which is a beautiful church where Civil War General is buried along with other family members plus his horse traveler. Nice tour of...More

Thank Tia B
Reviewed 29 July 2017

The final resting place of Robert E. Lee, who served as the president of the college following the Civil War. The school has a stellar academic reputation along with a beautiful campus. The retained old-school charm while keeping amenities modern.

Thank mrvic2015
Reviewed 10 July 2017

For anyone interested in neo-classical (Federal-style) architecture and Southern Civil War history, this campus is a must-see!

Thank Madison S
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