Main St, Lexington Virginia
The VMI Museum contains exhibits that illustrate the history and traditions of the Institute. They include, Professor Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson's uniform coat that he wore while teaching at VMI, the bullet pierced raincoat that Jackson wore at Chancellorsville, and Little Sorrel (Jackson's war horse). Also included are some exhibits showing cadet life at VMI past and present.
Other History nearby:
(Lexington) 'Stonewall' Jackson House
(Appomattox) Appomattox County Historical Museum
(Bedford) Bedford Historic Meeting House
(Charlottesville) Historic Michie Tavern
(Lexington) Lee Chapel
02/18 Coming to The Lexington area
West Virginia Strawberry Festival Buckhannon WV May15-19 The Festival is a unique, traditional celebration to promote the strawberry harvest. Enthusiastic volunteers provide good, family style entertainment that offers exciting educational and cultural events for everyone.
Virginia Pork Festival Emporia VA June12 The Virginia Pork Festival is one of the East Coast's largest food festivals, combines outstanding pork dishes with continuous live music from multiple stages.
Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival Harrisonburg VA June9-16 The Shenandoah Valley Bach Festival is a week-long summer music festival devoted to promoting an appreciation and understanding of the music of Bach and a featured composer, country, era or people.
Appalachian Festival Beckley WV August23-25 The 17th Annual Appalachian Festival is three big days packed with arts, crafts, entertainment, music, food and fun!
Golden Delicious Festival Clay WV August30-September1 The Golden Delicious is the State Fruit of West Virginia. Clay County is the birthplace of the golden delicious. Antique Car Show, Art Auction Baking Contest,
5K Run/Walk, Golf Tournament.