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Summersville in Nicholas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Summersville

 
 
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
1. Summersville Marker
Inscription.  Summersville was established in 1820 and made the county seat. Nicholas County, which was settled about 1785, was crossed by the Pocahontas Trail which led from the Greenbrier Valley to the valley of the Great Kanawha.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Roads & VehiclesSettlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 38° 16.861′ N, 80° 51.087′ W. Marker is in Summersville, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is on Main Street (West Virginia Route 41), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in front of the Nicholas County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Summersville WV 26651, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nancy Hart's Capture (within shouting distance of this marker); In Memory of (within shouting distance of this marker); Nancy Hart (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicholas County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker); Hughes Ferry / Bridge
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
2. Summersville Marker
(approx. 3.2 miles away); Hawks Nest Workers Memorial and Grave Site (approx. 3.2 miles away); Hawks Nest Tunnel Disaster Workers Grave Site (approx. 3.4 miles away); Running the River (approx. 4˝ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summersville.
 
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
3. Summersville Marker
Nicholas County Courthouse is in the background.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 421 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 30, 2014, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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Oct. 30, 2020