Virginia Room Digital Collection


The Virginia Room Digital Collection includes photographs, oral histories, books, pamphlets and finding aids to items in the Virginia Room. Continue to check back for new additions.

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One of the most notable citizens in the region’s early history was General Andrew Lewis. Though Lewis died before the town of Salem was officially plotted by James Simpson, his life was spent in its general vicinity. This monument was erected in…

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"Grave of Gen. Andrew Lewis, East Hill Cemetery, Salem, Virginia. One of the early settlers in Virginia was General Andrew Lewis, pioneer hero of the Battle of Point Pleasant. In 1767, he was allotted a grant of land consisting of 625 acres and…
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