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Summersville in Nicholas County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Summersville

 
 
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
1. Summersville Marker
Inscription. Summersville was established in 1820 and made the county seat. Nicholas County, which was settled about 1785, was crossed by the Pocahontas Trail which led from the Greenbrier Valley to the valley of the Great Kanawha.
 
Location. 38° 16.861′ N, 80° 51.087′ W. Marker is in Summersville, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is on Main Street (West Virginia Route 41), on the right when traveling north. Click for map. Marker is located in front of the Nicholas County Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Summersville WV 26651, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nancy Hart's Capture (within shouting distance of this marker); Nancy Hart (within shouting distance of this marker); Hawks Nest Workers Memorial and Grave Site (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster Workers Grave Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Keslers Cross Lanes (approx. 5.5 miles away); Cross Lanes Battle (approx. 5.6 miles away); Kesslers Cross Lanes (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Battle of Carnifex Ferry (approx. 6.9 miles away).
 
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Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
2. Summersville Marker
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
3. Summersville Marker
Nicholas County Courthouse is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 299 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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