Salem, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
General Andrew Lewis
Hero of the battle of Point Pleasant which was the most closely contested of any battle ever fought with the Northwest Indians: was the opening act in the drama whereof the closing scene was played at Yorktown.
Erected 1902 by Margaret Lynn Lewis Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Daughters of the American Revolution marker series.
Location. 37° 17.599′ N, 80° 2.817′ W. Marker is in Salem, Virginia. Touch for map. Marker is in Easthill Cemetery for which the main entrance is at the corner of E. Main Street and Park Avenue. Marker is in this post office area: Salem VA 24153, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. To honor our Confederate Soldiers (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Andrew Lewis’ Grave (about 600 feet away); Sgt. James Walton (about 600 feet away); Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike (about 700 feet away); East Hill Cemetery North (approx. 0.2 miles away); Roanoke County Confederate Monument World War 1917 - 1919 Memorial (approx. 0.4 miles away); General Andrew Lewis of Salem (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salem.
Also see . . . Other markers about General Andrew Lewis of Salem, VA. (Submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.)
Categories. • Colonial Era • Military • Notable Persons • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary • Wars, US Indian •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,616 times since then and 66 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on December 1, 2007, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.