Tag Archives: Lexington

Conspiracies at VMI

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The Virginia Military Institute’s (VMI) 1914 class ring, above center, features the scimitar, crescent and star of the Shriner symbol.  Why the Shriners?  Only Dan Brown knows.  The receptionist at the VMI Museum, where we saw it, didn’t.  The museum features a display of each … Continue reading

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Robert E. Who?

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It’s a very rare place, in the American South, where Robert E. Lee is an afterthought.   If there is such a place, it would be Lexington, Virginia.  Sure, Lee – and his horse, Traveller —  are buried there.  But Lee … Continue reading

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