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

Summersville

 
 
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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. A significant historical year for this entry is 1820.
 
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 walking distance of this marker. Honorable War Dead Of Nicholas County (a few steps from this marker); Nicholas County Courthouse (a few steps from this marker); Nancy Hart's Capture (within shouting distance of this marker); Last Victims of Indian Treachery in W. Va. (within shouting distance of this marker);
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Forest McDermott, October 29, 2014
2. Summersville Marker
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In Memory of (within shouting distance of this marker); The George C. Bell Post No. 6106 Veterans Memorial (within shouting distance of this marker); Nancy Hart (within shouting distance of this marker); Nicholas County Bank (within shouting distance of this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Summersville.
 
Summersville Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 531 times since then and 76 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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Dec. 9, 2022