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Alta in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Andrew & Charles Lewis March

 
 
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
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. 37° 52.156′ N, 80° 32.586′ W. Marker is in Alta, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of Midland Trail W (U.S. 60) and Old State 12/Alta Mountain Road (County Route 60/38) on Midland Trail W. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg WV 24901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Donnally / Border Heroes (approx. 2.2 miles away); Unknown Soldiers/ Gen. Lewis' Trace (approx. 3.9 miles away); Battle of Tuckwiller's Hill (approx. 5 miles away); Sam Black Church (approx. 5.2 miles away); Greenbrier Ghost
Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, May 25, 2012
2. Andrew & Charles Lewis March Marker
Looking west on U.S. Route 60
(approx. 5.4 miles away); Pontiac's War/Welsh Cemetery (approx. 6˝ miles away); Big Lime (approx. 6.7 miles away); Lewisburg (approx. 6.8 miles away).
 
Categories. War, French and Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 30, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 738 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2012, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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