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 . . . — — Map (db m50409) HM
Dedicated by the citizens of cedar grove and surrounding
communities on may 22, 1988, n honored memory of the
deceased veterans of all the united states wars.
Pvt. Frank Eary •
Pvt. William H. Gillispie •
Pvt. William Lawson •
Pvt. . . . — — Map (db m164713) WM
Walter Kelly settled here about 1773 but was killed by Indians. William Morris came here in 1774 and made first permanent settlement in this valley. He built a fort, had a "boat yard," and started a church and school. — — Map (db m50406) HM
Virginia's Chapel was built in 1853 as gift for Wm. Tompkins' daughter, Virginia. Used by both sides during the Civil War, Methodists acquired church in 1901. Building lengthened in 19th cent., cupola added in 1912. Placed on National Register in . . . — — Map (db m50407) HM
Founder and defender of Fort Morris, the first fort built on the Great Kanawha River in 1774, near this site. He also built the first church and school house and made the first permanent white settlement in the Great Kanawha Valley.
And of . . . — — Map (db m164712) HM