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

Greenbrier Military School

 
 
Lewisburg Military School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
1. Lewisburg Military School Marker
Inscription.  First school was established 1808-09 by Dr. John McElhenney and chartered as an academy in 1812. Used as barracks and hospital during War between the States. The present buildings were erected in 1921.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EducationWar, US Civil.
 
Location. 37° 48.304′ N, 80° 26.439′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 219 and Greenbrier Ave., on the right when traveling north on U.S. 219. 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. Col. John Stuart/Mathew Arbuckle (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Price (approx. ¼ mile away); Greenbrier County War Memorial (approx. ¼ mile away); Tribute to Men of the Mountains (approx. ¼ mile away); Lewisburg Graded School Bell (approx. 0.3 miles away); Colonial Army Rendezvous (approx. 0.3 miles away); Greenbrier County Courthouse (approx. 0.3 miles away); Lewisburg Battle (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Also see . . .
Greenbrier Military School Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
2. Greenbrier Military School Marker
Photo taken looking north on Route 219.
 Greenbrier Military School Alumni Association. (Submitted on May 26, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 26, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,345 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on May 26, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on December 10, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.
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