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Near Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Fort Lewis

 
 
Fort Lewis Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Kevin W., December 28, 2008
1. Fort Lewis Marker
Inscription. Pre-Revolutionary stronghold of the pioneers of this section against the Indians.
 
Erected 1927 by Fort Lewis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
 
Location. 37° 16.747′ N, 80° 7.293′ W. Marker is near Salem, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of West Main Street (U.S. 11) and Hawley Drive, on the right when traveling north on West Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Colonial Mansion Site (within shouting distance of this marker); 9-11-2001 Memorial (approx. 1.2 miles away); Roanoke College (approx. 1.6 miles away); Old Salem Inns (approx. 1.6 miles away but has been reported missing); Roanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. 3.8 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. 3.8 miles away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sgt. James Walton (approx. 4.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salem.
 
Categories. Colonial EraForts, Castles
 
Fort Lewis Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Kevin W., December 28, 2008
2. Fort Lewis Marker
Just out of site to the left in this photo is the entrance to the "Fort Lewis" home. The fate of the home is unkown to us at this time.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 856 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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