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

Nancy Hart's Capture

 
 
Nancy Hart's Capture Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
1. Nancy Hart's Capture Marker
Inscription. Nancy Hart, noted, beautiful Confederate spy, was seized July, 1862, leading attack in which most of Summersville was burned. She killed her guard with his pistol and escaped. She was buried on Manning Knob.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 16.86′ N, 80° 51.068′ W. Marker is in Summersville, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street (West Virginia Route 41) and Church Street, on the right when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. 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 (a few steps from this marker); Summersville (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. 5.6 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).
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Nancy Hart's Capture Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
2. Nancy Hart's Capture Marker
Nicholas County Courthouse is on the left.
Nancy Hart's Capture Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
3. Nancy Hart's Capture Marker
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 269 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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