"Historic College Town" Top 5 Page for this destination Lexington by grandmaR

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Lexington is a nice little historic town, and has two colleges. VMI (Virginia Military Institute) and Washington and Lee.

Lexington is about 55 minutes east of the West Virginia border and is about 50 miles north of Roanoke, Virginia. It was first settled in 1777.

Virginia Horse Center is on the northwest side of Lexington Virginia. They have various events ranging from vaulting, cutting, dressage and reining to bluegrass music and a regional fair.

  • Last visit to Lexington: Jan 2008
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