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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

1775

William Richmond and regiment wintered at Fort Savannah

1778

Company under Samuel Lewis left Fort Savannah to assist Fort Donnally

Other events that happened on or around 1778

1782

Virginia Assembly decreed 40 acre tract to create Lewisburg

Other events that happened on or around 1782

1790

"Mad Anne" Bailey made 100-mile dash from besieged Fort Lee to Fort Union in Lewisburg for gunpowder

Other events that happened on or around 1790


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