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

Col. John Stuart / Mathew Arbuckle

 
 
Col. John Stuart Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
1. Col. John Stuart Marker
Inscription.  
Col. John Stuart
Col. John Stuart built Stuart Manor, 1789, near Fort Stuart. He was a military and civil leader and led a company in the Battle of Point Pleasant. As clerk of Greenbrier County, he left many historic records. His first office is standing.

Mathew Arbuckle
Here lived Captain Mathew Arbuckle, who guided General Andrew Lewis and army from Lewisburg to Point Pleasant and took part in the battle which followed, 1774. For a time he was in command of Fort Randolph, later built there.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1789.
 
Location. 37° 48.369′ N, 80° 26.243′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on North Jefferson Street (U.S. 219) north of Lee Street, on the left when traveling south. 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 Military School (approx. 0.2 miles away); Samuel Price (approx.
Mathew Arbuckle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
2. Mathew Arbuckle Marker
Opposite side of Col. John Stuart marker
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0.4 miles away); Greenbrier County War Memorial (approx. half a mile away); Colonial Army Rendezvous (approx. half a mile away); Tribute to Men of the Mountains (approx. half a mile away); Lewisburg Graded School Bell (approx. half a mile away); Greenbrier County Courthouse (approx. half a mile away); Lewisburg Battle (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Col. John Stuart/Mathew Arbuckle Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
3. Col. John Stuart/Mathew Arbuckle Marker
Photo taken looking south on North Jefferson Street.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 8, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 11, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 663 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 11, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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