“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Dunbar in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)

Andrew & Charles Lewis March

Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, March 7, 2015
1. Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker
Inscription. The nearby highway is part of route traversing W. Va. from Lewisburg to Point Pleasant memorialized by the state to commemorate the march of the American Colonial army of 1,200 men led by Andrew & Charles Lewis. After a month's march this army defeated a Shawnee Indian force led by Cornstalk at the Battle of Point Pleasant on the banks of the Ohio & Kanawha rivers, October 10, 1774.
Erected 1982 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Location. Marker has been confirmed missing. It was likely located near 38° 22.807′ N, 81° 45.559′ W. Marker was in Dunbar, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker was on Fairlawn Avenue east of Lincoln Avenue, on the right when traveling east. Click for map. Marker was in this post office area: Dunbar WV 25064, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this location, measured as the crow flies. Indian Mound / Mounds-Earthworks (a few steps from this marker); West Virginia State University (approx. 0.4 miles away); Morgan Kitchen Museum (approx. 2.3 miles away); Bangor Cemetery (approx. 2.6 miles away); St. Albans Archeological Site (approx. 2.7 miles away); Indian Mound (approx. 3.4 miles away); George Washington (approx. 3.7 miles away); Washington's Land (approx. 3.7 miles away).
Categories. Colonial Era
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 149 times since then and 46 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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