Virgil A. Lewis
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 39° 01.212 W 082° 01.900
17S E 410690 N 4319524
Virgil A. Lewis, Mason Co., WV
Waymark Code: WM18NC
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 02/24/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member showbizkid
Views: 28

Educator and historian born near West Columbia, July 6, 1848; died in Mason City, December 5, 1912; was buried in Point Pleasant. He founded the Southern Historical Magazine in 1892; was State Superintendent of Schools, 1893-97; first State Historian and Archivist, 1905-12; author of many books. How West Virginia Was Made, History and Government of West Virginia, and Hand Book of West Virginia are among the best known.
Marker Title: Virgil A. Lewis

Marker Location: Mason City, WV 62 and Brown Street, 0.6 miles north of bridge to Pomory, OH

County or Independent City: Mason

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission 1963

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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