Nicholas County / Greenbrier County
Nicholas County. Formed in 1818 from Greenbrier, Kanawha and Randolph. Named for Wilson C. Nicholas, governor, Virginia, 1814-1817. In this countư in 1861 sharp engagements were fought at Kesser's Cross Lanes and at Carnifex Ferry.
Greenbrier County. Formed, 1778, from Botetourt
and Montgomery. Named for
the river which drains it. This
county had many pioneer forts
and saw many bloody Indian
battles. Here are the world -
White Sulphur and other
Erected 1981 by West Virginia Department of Culture and History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Political Subdivisions. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 38° 4.938′ N, 80° 42.492′ W. Marker is in Quinwood, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on Coalfield Trail (West Virginia Route 20), on the right when traveling north. On the side of the road. With small pull off spot. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Quinwood WV 25981, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are
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