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Near Cedar Grove in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Andrew & Charles Lewis March

 
 
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, May 27, 2008
1. Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker
Inscription.  The nearby highway is part of route traversing W. Va. from Lewisburg to Point Pleasant memorialized by the state to commemorate the march of the American Colonial army of 1,200 men led by Andrew & Charles Lewis. After a month's march this army defeated a Shawnee Indian force led by Cornstalk at the Battle of Point Pleasant on the banks of the Ohio & Kanawha rivers, October 10, 1774.
 
Erected 1982 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, French and Indian. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical date for this entry is October 10, 1905.
 
Location. 38° 13.096′ N, 81° 25.581′ W. Marker is near Cedar Grove, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is on U.S. 60 near Kellys Creek Road (County Route 81), on the right when traveling east. West of Historic Virginia's Chapel, next to cemetery. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Cedar Grove WV 25039, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this
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marker, measured as the crow flies. First Settlers (a few steps from this marker); Virginia's Chapel (within shouting distance of this marker); Major William Morris Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); In Honor and Memory of William Morris (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Cedar Grove Veterans Memorial (about 300 feet away); East Bank High School (approx. 0.9 miles away); Good Shepherd Chapel Catholic Church (approx. 1.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Grove.
 
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, May 27, 2008
2. Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker
Virginia's Chapel is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 649 times since then and 12 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 12, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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