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Near Point Pleasant in Mason County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Andrew & Charles Lewis March

 
 
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 22, 2018
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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 10, 1774.
 
Location. 38° 50.136′ N, 82° 7.418′ W. Marker is near Point Pleasant, West Virginia, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Krodel Park Road and West Virginia Route 62, on the left when traveling north on Krodel Park Road. Krodel Park Road is the turn for Fort Randolph. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Point Pleasant WV 25550, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker
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. Fort Randolph: Safety and Control (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Ohio River: A Contested Frontier, 1754-1794 (about 700 feet away); Boone’s Trading Post (approx. 0.4 miles away); Point Pleasant - Henderson Bridge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Str. Weber W. Sebald (approx. 0.9 miles away); Historic Point Pleasant (approx. 0.9 miles away); “Border Grays” (approx. 0.9 miles away); Point Pleasant River Museum (approx. 0.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Point Pleasant.
 
Additional keywords. Route 62 is also Route 2 at this point.
 
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 22, 2018
2. Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker
Krodel Park Pond and Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, September 22, 2018
3. Krodel Park Pond and Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 207 times since then and 18 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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