Washington and Lee University, Lexington

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  • Beautiful campus. Polite students. Wonderful history. Lee's Chapel is a must visiBeauWe spent 2 hours walking the campus and just standing in Lee' chapel. Be sure to ask about Travelers grave.  more »
  • A pretty campus, but hey...there's pretty campuses everywhere. Couldn't find any tours available or anything to provide the history of the University.  more »
  • Small private Liberal Arts University located in Lexington, Virginia. It is situated right next to VMI and is within walking distance of downtown Lexington with cute shops, eateries, and wonderful sou...  more »
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  • A great place to walk through history. A great school too.
  • One of the most beautiful places in America. Superb educational experience, friendly people.
  • Graduated 1979. Daughter class 2018. Excellent education and experience for both of us. You really get to know your professors well.
  • History and architecture - a neat place to visit.
  • My brother is a W&L alum. I stopped in Lexington to try to purchase him some Washington and Lee gear for Christmas. I was surprised to find out the the only place to buy W&L clothing is on campus in the Student Union Building.

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A small collection of hotels and bed and breakfasts stand on either side of the town's main street. The fringes of the city are more rural and offer quiet cabins and guesthouses in a natural setting.
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