Leivasy in Nicholas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
The village of Leivasy, formerly known as Meadowvale, was established with post office and general store Oct. 3, 1879. Valentine Leivasy was the first postmaster and merchant. Surnames of early settlers include Bennett, Callison, Davis, Journelle, McClung, McCutcheon, Nicholas, Odell, Pittsenberger, White and Williams. A centennial celebration held Oct. 6, 1979, drew an estimated 4000 people.
Erected by West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 38° 9.618′ N, 80° 41.455′ W. Marker is in Leivasy, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 20, on the right when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Leivasy WV 26676, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nicholas County / Greenbrier County (approx. 5˝ miles away); Coal Miners Memorial & Heritage Park (approx. 7.1 miles away); Coal Miners Memorial (approx. 7.2 miles away); Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster Workers Grave SiteHughes Ferry / Bridge (approx. 10.1 miles away); Hawks Nest Workers Memorial and Grave Site (approx. 10.2 miles away); Nallen / Wilderness Lumber Company (approx. 10.9 miles away); Running the River (approx. 11˝ miles away).
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