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Kermit in Mingo County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Lewis’ Expedition

 
 
Lewis' Expedition Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
1. Lewis' Expedition Marker
Inscription.  Camp of Major (later General) Andrew Lewis in 1756, with Virginia troops, led by Smith, Hogg, Preston, Pearis, Woodson, and others, on way to attack Indians in Ohio. The Tug River and other streams were named by expedition.
 
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 37° 50.047′ N, 82° 24.28′ W. Marker is in Kermit, West Virginia, in Mingo County. Marker is on U.S. 52, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Kermit WV 25674, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within one mile of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Warfield / A Warfield Skirmish (approx. one mile away in Kentucky).
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWars, US IndianWaterways & Vessels
 
Looking northerly from marker towards Kermit city limit and a caboose. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
2. Looking northerly from marker towards Kermit city limit and a caboose.
View south on US-52 towards East Kermit & marker. image. Click for full size.
By Mark Hilton, July 13, 2019
3. View south on US-52 towards East Kermit & marker.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on July 13, 2019. This page originally submitted on July 13, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama. This page has been viewed 86 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 13, 2019, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
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