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Near Meadow Bridge in Summers County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Fayette County / Summers County

 
 
Fayette County side of marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
1. Fayette County side of marker
Inscription.  
Fayette County. Formed in 1831 from Nicholas, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Logan. Named for General Lafayette. On New River, 1671, Batts and Fallam officially claimed Mississippi Valley for Great Britain in opposition to the claim of France.

Summers County. Formed 1871 from Monroe, Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer. Named for the distinguished jurist of Kanawha, George W. Summers. Dr. Thomas Walker and companions explored the Greenbrier Valley, 1750, for the Greenbrier Company.
 
Erected 1964 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 37° 51.035′ N, 80° 51.376′ W. Marker is near Meadow Bridge, West Virginia, in Summers County. Marker is on Sewell Creek Road (West Virginia Route 20) north of Lockbridge Road (County Route 1), on the right when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Meadow Bridge WV 25976, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 11 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew & Charles Lewis March (approx. 3.6 miles away); Sandstone High School (approx. 5.2 miles away); Layland Mine Disaster
Summers County side of marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
2. Summers County side of marker
(approx. 6.8 miles away); Brooks Overlook-Welcome (approx. 8.4 miles away); Sewell Mountain Campaign (approx. 8.7 miles away); Gen. Robert E. Lee (approx. 8.8 miles away); Meadow River Lumber Company/United Methodist Church (approx. 9.2 miles away); Old Stone House (approx. 10.9 miles away).
 
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Fayette County / Summers County Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 14, 2019
3. Fayette County / Summers County Marker
The Fayette County line (green sign) is in the distance.
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on October 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on October 5, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 39 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 5, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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