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New Creek in Mineral County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Claysville United Methodist Church

 
 
Claysville United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Chris Nelson, September 19, 2010
1. Claysville United Methodist Church Marker
Inscription.  Congregation was organized in 1849. The church, constructed in 1850 of lumber produced on a water-powered sawmill and furnished with seats of chestnut, hand finished, is in an excellent state of preservation. It was first used as a combined church, school and community building. During the Civil War both Union and Confederate troops held services here, the time depending on who temporarily controlled the valley.
 
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Churches & ReligionWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1849.
 
Location. 39° 20.547′ N, 79° 4.03′ W. Marker is in New Creek, West Virginia, in Mineral County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 and West Virginia Route 93, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: New Creek WV 26743, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Dr. John Green
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(approx. 2.7 miles away); Nancy Hanks (approx. 3.6 miles away); Vandiver - Trout - Clause House (approx. 4 miles away); Mineral County / Grant County (approx. 6.7 miles away); Mineral County / State of Maryland (approx. 6.8 miles away); Thomas R. Carskadon (approx. 7˝ miles away); Carskadon Mansion (approx. 7˝ miles away); Historical Markers (approx. 7˝ miles away).
 
Claysville United Methodist Church Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2023
2. Claysville United Methodist Church Marker
Claysville United Methodist Church image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Mike Wintermantel, February 7, 2023
3. Claysville United Methodist Church
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 8, 2023. It was originally submitted on October 11, 2010, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 905 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on October 11, 2010, by Chris Nelson of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3. submitted on February 8, 2023, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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