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Quinwood in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Nicholas County / Greenbrier County

 
 
Nicholas County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
1. Nicholas County Marker
Side 1
Inscription.  
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 - famed White Sulphur and other mineral springs.
 
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

Greenbrier County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
2. Greenbrier County Marker
within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coal Miners Memorial & Heritage Park (approx. 1.7 miles away); Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 1.7 miles away); Leivasy (approx. 5½ miles away); Meadow River Lumber Company / United Methodist Church (approx. 8.8 miles away); Rupert (approx. 9.2 miles away); Nallen / Wilderness Lumber Company (approx. 9½ miles away); Gen. Robert E. Lee (approx. 9½ miles away); Sewell Mountain Campaign (approx. 9.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Quinwood.
 
Nicholas County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
3. Nicholas County Marker
Greenbrier County Marker image. Click for full size.
By TeamOHE, May 20, 2018
4. Greenbrier County Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 27, 2021. It was originally submitted on January 18, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 32 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on January 18, 2021, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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