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

General Andrew Lewis

1716 - 1781

 

— Pioneer Patriot —

 
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Photographed By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
1. General Andrew Lewis Marker
Inscription.  
Hero of the battle of Point Pleasant which was the most closely contested of any battle ever fought with the Northwest Indians: was the opening act in the drama whereof the closing scene was played at Yorktown.
 
Erected 1902 by Margaret Lynn Lewis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Patriots & PatriotismSettlements & SettlersWar, US RevolutionaryWars, US Indian. In addition, it is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1716.
 
Location. 37° 17.599′ N, 80° 2.817′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Marker is in Easthill Cemetery for which the main entrance is at the corner of E. Main Street and Park Avenue. 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. To honor our Confederate Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Lewis’ Grave (about 600 feet away); Sgt. James Walton (about 600 feet away);
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Photographed By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
2. General Andrew Lewis Marker
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Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike (about 700 feet away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 0.2 miles away); William Howard Thompson (approx. 0.3 miles away); Roanoke County Confederate Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker.
 
General Andrew Lewis Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., November 24, 2007
3. General Andrew Lewis Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 5, 2022. It was originally submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,803 times since then and 64 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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Nov. 30, 2022