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Iaeger in McDowell County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewis’ Camp

 
 
Lewis' Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 21, 2007
1. Lewis' Camp Marker
Inscription. Here Major (later General) Andrew Lewis camped, February 26, 1756, with Virginia troops on way to attack Indians who had been raiding the settlements. Bitter cold and food shortage brought disaster to the expedition.
 
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 37° 27.856′ N, 81° 48.841′ W. Marker is in Iaeger, West Virginia, in McDowell County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 80 0 miles south of U.S. 52, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Iaeger WV 24844, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 1 other marker is within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bartley Mine Disaster (approx. 9.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  Other markers about General Andrew Lewis of Salem, VA. (Submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraNotable Persons
 
Marker along SR 80 image. Click for full size.
By Dawn Bowen, July 21, 2007
2. Marker along SR 80
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 22, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,024 times since then and 35 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 22, 2007, by Dawn Bowen of Fredericksburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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