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.

Guided Tours

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

Lexington Carriage Company    Seasonal, call for details

Historical Resources and Self-guided Tours

The Historic Lexington Foundation is a great source for self-guided tours and historical documents that celebrate our rich and diverse history.  This link includes the walking tours for:

Diamond and Green Hill African American Walking Tour

Lexington Churches Tour Map

Stonewall Jackson Cemetery Hunt

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


University (Lee) Chapel & Museum

Miller’s House Museum

Oak Grove Cemetery (Stonewall Jackson Grave)

Stonewall Jackson House

VMI Museum – Jackson Memorial Hall

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!

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

Tap for more information on historical sites and tours in the region.

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

Enjoy your walk through history and the great offerings at our shops and restaurants.