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Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Andrew Lewis’ Grave

 
 
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By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
1. Andrew Lewis' Grave Marker
Inscription.  This famous pioneer, patriot, statesman, and soldier, is buried here on part of his 625 acre estate. Member of House of Burgesses, 1772-1775; defeated Indians at battle of Point Pleasant 1774; drove Lord Dunmore from Virginia 1776. Died 1781.
 
Erected 1961 by Virginia State Library. (Marker Number K-77.)
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraPatriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Virginia Department of Historic Resources series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1774.
 
Location. 37° 17.653′ N, 80° 2.931′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Marker is at the intersection of E. Main Street (U.S. 460) and Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east on E. 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 walking distance of this marker. Sgt. James Walton (a few steps from this marker); To honor our Confederate Soldiers (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line);
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By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
2. Andrew Lewis' Grave Marker
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East Hill Cemetery North (about 500 feet away); General Andrew Lewis (about 600 feet away); Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike (approx. ¼ mile away); Roanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.3 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Andrew Lewis of Salem (approx. 0.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker.
 
Also see . . .  Other markers about General Andrew Lewis of Salem, VA. (Submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Andrew Lewis' Grave Marker image. Click for full size.
By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
3. Andrew Lewis' Grave Marker
Andrew Lewis' grave is located within the East Hill Cemetery, at the highest point of the cemetery.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on December 27, 2019. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,215 times since then and 28 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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