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Jane Lew in Lewis County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Gen. Lightburn

 
 
Gen. Lightburn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
1. Gen. Lightburn Marker
Inscription.  The Broad Run Baptist Church was organized in 1804. (2 Mi.W.) In its cemetery are buried many early settlers. Here is grave of Gen. Jos. A. Lightburn of the Union Army. After the War between the States, he became a Baptist minister.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesChurches & ReligionSettlements & SettlersWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 6.56′ N, 80° 24.393′ W. Marker is in Jane Lew, West Virginia, in Lewis County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (U.S. 19) and High Street (County Route 8), on the right when traveling north on Main Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6113 Main Street, Jane Lew WV 26378, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hacker's Creek / Jane Lew (within shouting distance of this marker); First M.P. Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Jackson's Mill (approx. 3.4 miles away); a different marker
Gen. Lightburn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
2. Gen. Lightburn Marker
Photo taken looking north on U.S. Route 19
also named Jackson's Mill (approx. 3˝ miles away); B & O Depot (approx. 4.6 miles away); Weston Colored School (approx. 5.7 miles away); Weston State Hospital (approx. 5.9 miles away); a different marker also named Weston State Hospital (approx. 5.9 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Jane Lew.
 
Gen. Lightburn Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
3. Gen. Lightburn Marker
Marker is on the left across the bridge.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 395 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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