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Alexander-Withrow House, 2 North Main Street, Lexington, Lexington, VA

Alexander-Withrow House, 2 North Main Street, Lexington, Lexington, VA

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Summary

Significance: Built in 1789, this is believed to be the only house in the area not destroyed by the great fire of 1796. The tradition that the town's first post office, bank (of which Stonewall Jackson was a director), and newspaper were located here is as yet unsubstantiated.
Survey number: HABS VA-905
Building/structure dates: 1789 Initial Construction

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Contributors

Historic American Buildings Survey, creator
Alexander, William
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Location

West Lexington37.78402, -79.44282
Google Map of 37.78402080000001, -79.4428157
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No known restrictions on images made by the U.S. Government; images copied from other sources may be restricted. http://www.loc.gov/rr/print/res/114_habs.html

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