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Washington and Lee University

Jefferson St. (Rte. 11), Lexington, VA
+1 540-463-8768
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Charming Federal-style architecture + Fascinating Southern history!

For anyone interested in neo-classical (Federal-style) architecture and Southern Civil War history... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Madison S
United States

The campus is pretty and offered a nice walk. Visiting Lee Chapel was certainly the highlight of... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Melyssa E
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Established in 1749, Washington and Lee University is the ninth-oldest college in the United States.
  • Excellent76%
  • Very good23%
  • Average0%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“in town” (10 reviews)
Jefferson St. (Rte. 11), Lexington, VA
+1 540-463-8768
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Madison S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The campus is pretty and offered a nice walk. Visiting Lee Chapel was certainly the highlight of this campus.

Thank Melyssa E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been to many colleges. This one is a great one to see simply because it has a great history behind it.

Thank JohnBCowgill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful area for an afternoon walk and especially pleasant at dusk. Connects to Virginia Military Institute campus for more of a stroll. Can park at Lexington Visitors Center and walk a block or two to campus.

Thank regiontravelreturns
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a picturesque campus! Definitely worth a stop if you are passing through Lexington. The famous Colonnade has recently undergone an extensive renovation. The place is full of history, and you can follow the footsteps of George Washington, Robert E. Lee, and Stonewall Jackson, and...More

Thank momsuptoolate
Reviewed 31 May 2017

I have been to the campus a number of times as I have two daughters attending. The campus and facilities are beautiful and it is worth walking around and viewing the picturesque campus and buildings.

Thank Kenneth R
Reviewed 29 May 2017

Attended son's graduation ceremony for the class of 2017. The campus is beautiful. There are many historical aspects to the campus as well as neat downtown area.

Thank alli4162
Reviewed 26 May 2017

This is a very small Liberal Arts University located in the Beautiful Shenandoah Valley. (The Shenandoah Valley lies between the Blue Ridge Mountains to the east and the Allegheny Mountains to the west.) It is a charming place that just screams Old South. It is...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I've driven by Lexington, Virginia so many times on my way to somewhere else. Well I finally stopped. I stayed overnight near 64 but in the morning drove into town (just a few minutes from the highway and easy to navigate). I'm a little bit...More

Thank spurz2
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Very impressed by the grounds and beauty of the university. Enjoyed the little exploring we had time to do. Would have liked more time so we could have visited the chapel.

Thank judy177
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