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Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

The Lewisburg Foundation

 
 
The Lewisburg Foundation Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
1. The Lewisburg Foundation Marker
Inscription.  January of 1980, eleven residents of Lewisburg founded The Lewisburg Foundation. Since that time this non-profit community membership organization has worked steadily to complete projects which protect and enhance the historic values and natural charm of this town.

We honor and thank those founding members. John W. Bell • Paul S. Detch • Jacqueline R. Dotson • Philip L. Gainer • Daniel R. Hart • Karen L. McClung • Philip L. McLaughlin • James R. Matheny • Harriet W. Murphy • James J. Rowe • Jacqueline Spellman • Frank J. Wingfield • Munir S. Yarid.
 
Erected 2005 by The Lewisburg Foundation.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Charity & Public WorkParks & Recreational Areas. A significant historical month for this entry is January 1980.
 
Location. 37° 48.172′ N, 80° 26.85′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of Washington Street (U.S. 60) and Church Street, on the left when traveling west on Washington Street. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg WV 24901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this
Washington and Church Streets at Academy Park image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
2. Washington and Church Streets at Academy Park
The tablet is on the stone ledge facing Church Street.
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marker. Battle of Lewisburg (a few steps from this marker); Shuck Memorial Baptist Church (within shouting distance of this marker); William Cammack Campbell (within shouting distance of this marker); Greenbrier College / Greenbrier Hall (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Carnegie Hall (about 300 feet away); Confederate Cemetery / The Civil War (about 400 feet away); Lewisburg (about 400 feet away); Rev. John McElhenney, D.D. (about 500 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 18, 2019. It was originally submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 67 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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