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1751

John, Thomas, and Andrew Lewis camped in what is now Lewisburg while surverying the area, named the Lewis Spring

Other events that happened on or around 1751

1774

Andrew Lewis marched a frontier army from Camp Union, present Lewisburg, to the Ohio River

Other events that happened on or around 1774

1782

Virginia Assembly decreed 40 acre tract to create Lewisburg

Other events that happened on or around 1782

1831

A state law library was established in Lewisburg

Other events that happened on or around 1831

May 23, 1862

General Henry Heth attacked Col. George Crook at the Union victory Battle of Lewisburg

Aug 03, 1897

Fire destroyed much of downtown Lewisburg

1974

The West Virginia School of Osteopathic Medicine was established at the former Greenbrier Military School

Other events that happened on or around 1974

1978

Much of Lewisburg became part of an historic district on the National Register of Historic Places

Other events that happened on or around 1978

1997

The Robert C. Byrd Clinic opened at the School of Osteopathic Medicine

Other events that happened on or around 1997


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