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Near Cedar Grove in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Andrew & Charles Lewis March

 
 
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
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.
 
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. Touch for map. West of Historic Virginia's Chapel, next to cemetery. Marker is in this post office area: Cedar Grove WV 25039, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. First Settlers (a few steps from this marker); Historic Church (within shouting distance of this marker); Coalburg (approx. 1.8 miles away); Fayette County / Kanawha County (approx. 5.9 miles away); West Virginia Institute of Technology
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 27, 2008
2. Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker
Virginia's Chapel is in the background.
(approx. 6.1 miles away); Christopher H. Payne (approx. 6.4 miles away); Samuel Shrewsbury House (approx. 6.5 miles away); Belle Works (approx. 7.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Cedar Grove.
 
Categories. Colonial EraNative AmericansWar, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 12, 2011, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 407 times since then and 33 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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