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Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Lewis’ March

 
 
Lewis’ March Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 23, 2014
1. Lewis’ March Marker
Inscription. Near this place, the army of Gen. Andrew Lewis camped, Sept. 21, 1774, enroute from Lewisburg. From Charleston, Lewis led his men by land and water to Point Pleasant where Cornstalk’s Indians were defeated, Oct. 10, 1774.
 
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 20.087′ N, 81° 36.394′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is at the intersection of Kanawha Boulevard East (U.S. 60) and Veazey Street, on the right when traveling east on Kanawha Boulevard East. Touch for map. The marker is located on the north levee of the Kanawha River. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Thomas J. Jackson (approx. ¼ mile away); West Virginia Home Guards (approx. ¼ mile away); The New Deal In Your Community (approx. ¼ mile away); Booker Taliaferro Washington (approx. 0.3 miles away); State Capitol (approx. 0.3 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight (approx. 0.3 miles away); Union Civil War Monument (approx. 0.4 miles away); "The West Virginia Coal Miner" (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Related markers.
Wide view of the Lewis’ March Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 23, 2014
2. Wide view of the Lewis’ March Marker
Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  e-WV | Dunmore’s War. (Submitted on September 2, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
 
Categories. Colonial EraSettlements & SettlersWars, US Indian
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 2, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 245 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on September 2, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
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