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Salem City Historical Markers

Map of Virginia State Historical Marker Locations in the City of Salem

Salem City Historical Markers

Salem Schools
Roanoke College
At Salem is a liberal arts institution for men and women. Founded in Augusta County in 1842 as Virginia Institute, it was chartered in 1845 as Virgini... [click for more]

Salem General Interest
Andrew Lewis’ Grave
This famous pioneer, patriot, statesman, and soldier, is buried here on part of his 625 acre estate. Member of House of Burgesses, 1772-1775; defeated... [click for more]

General Andrew Lewis
Andrew Lewis was born on 9 Oct. 1720 in Ireland, and his family immigrated to Virginia by 1732. He attained prominence as a frontier soldier during Du... [click for more]

Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike
The Lynchburg and Salem Turnpike Co. was incorporated in 1818 to construct a turnpike from Lynchburg west to Salem “to establish a communication... [click for more]

Sgt. James Walton--Salem Flying Artillery, C.S.A.
Here at East Hill Cemetery is buried Sgt. James Walton (1838-1875). A gunner in Capt. Charles B. Griffin's Battery (Salem Flying Artillery), Walton fi... [click for more]