One mile north is the grave of John Lewis, first settler in this region, who came here in 1732 and died in 1762. He chose the site of the town of Staunton. His four sons, Thomas, Andrew, William and Charles, took an important part in the Indian and Revolutionary wars.
Geographic Location: Augusta County
Physical Description of Location: Staunton, VA 24401. Located on Richmond Avenue (Hwy 250), 0.5 miles northwest of the intersection of Richmond Avenue (Hwy 250) and I-81. Marker is on the right when traveling northwest on Richmond Avenue (Hwy 250).
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