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

Fort Lewis

 
 
Fort Lewis Marker image. 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.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraForts or Castles. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution series list.
 
Location. 37° 16.747′ N, 80° 7.293′ W. Marker is near Salem, Virginia, in Roanoke County. 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. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
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); Roanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. 3.8 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx.
Fort Lewis Marker image. 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.
3.8 miles away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 4.1 miles away); Sgt. James Walton (approx. 4.1 miles away); Andrew Lewis’ Grave (approx. 4.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 2, 2017. It was originally submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,089 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 28, 2008, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.
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