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

Samuel Price

 
 
Samuel Price Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
1. Samuel Price Marker
Inscription.  Born July 28, 1805, Samuel Price served in the Virginia legislature, 1850-1841 Constitutional Convention, and 1861 Richmond Convention. From 1863 to 1865, he was Lt. Governor of Confederate Virginia. As president of West Virginia’s Constitutional Convention in 1872, he oversaw the restoration of rights to former Confederates. He was appointed to the U.S. Senate in 1876. He died February 25, 1884.
 
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 37° 48.244′ N, 80° 26.673′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of North Court Street and Preston Boulevard, on the right when traveling north on North Court 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 marker. Greenbrier County War Memorial (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Tribute to Men of the Mountains (about 300 feet away); Lewisburg Graded School Bell (about 400 feet away); Greenbrier County Courthouse (about 500
Samuel Price Marker at the Governor Samuel Price House image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
2. Samuel Price Marker at the Governor Samuel Price House
The house, which is private property, is listed in the National Register of Historic Places.
feet away); Colonial Army Rendezvous (about 500 feet away); Shuck Memorial Baptist Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); The Lewisburg Foundation (approx. 0.2 miles away); Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Categories. Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil
 
Hon. Samuel Price of West Virginia image. Click for full size.
By Mathew Brady and/or Levin Corbin Handy, Library of Congress Collection, circa 1865
3. Hon. Samuel Price of West Virginia
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 7, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 48 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 7, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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