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Zoar Baptist Church

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
1. Zoar Baptist Church Marker
Inscription.  Organized on April 17, 1824 by twelve members from the Hopewell Church in Fayette County at the home of Henry Morris on Peter’s Creek. The first building of frame, constructed in 1840, was destroyed by Union soldiers in 1861. The building was replaced but it burned in 1879. A new church was erected, but it too was destroyed by fire in 1955. The present building was erected in 1955.
 
Erected 1975 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 14.065′ N, 80° 56.344′ W. Marker is in Kesslers Cross Lanes, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is on Summersville Lake Road (West Virginia Route 129) 0.2 miles west of Whitewater Road (Local Route 9), on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 6376 Summersville Lake Rd, Summersville WV 26651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Keslers Cross Lanes / First County Court (approx. ¼ mile away); Cross Lanes Battle (approx. ¼ mile away); Kesslers Cross Lanes (approx.
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By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
2. Zoar Baptist Church Marker
0.7 miles away); Fight At Ramsey’s Fort (approx. 0.9 miles away); The Battle of Carnifex Ferry (approx. 1.7 miles away); Henry Patterson House (approx. 1.7 miles away); Camp Gauley (approx. 1.8 miles away); Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 1.9 miles away).
 
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By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
3. Zoar Baptist Church and Marker
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on August 19, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 19, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 64 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on August 19, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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