Footprints of History


Lexington & History go together like Bread & Butter.

While wandering downtown, take advantage of both self-guided walking tours and guided tours.  Check out our museums as well.

cline-rascalsNotice the Special Pavers in the Downtown Sidewalks?  

These are the famous and infamous, the Righteous and the Rascals of Rockbridge County: 

 Guide to the paver locations and a bio on each.    This is where you’ll find the info on Patsy Cline!

Your guided tour options include:

Lexington Carriage Company    Seasonal, call for details

Haunting Tales – Ghost Tours – Visitor Center   (May to Oct 31, contact for details)

Museums include:

George C. Marshall Museum

Lee Chapel & Museum

Miller’s House Museum

Stonewall Jackson Memorial Cemetery

Stonewall Jackson House

VMI Museum – Jackson Memorial Hall

Be sure to stop by the Visitor Center for Walking Tour Map/Guide for downtown Lexington.

Legend for map?  Click the icon in top left corner of map.

The Historic Lexington Foundation is a great source for self-guided tours that celebrate our rich and diverse history. 

Link to self-guided walking tour for:

Diamond and Green Hill African American Walking Tour

Lexington Churches Tour Map

Stonewall Jackson Cemetery Hunt

Legend for map?  Click the icon in top left corner of map.