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

Pioneer School

 
 
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By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
1. Pioneer School Marker
Inscription.  Here on Peter’s Creek, mouth of Whitewater, was a log school with greased paper windows dirt floor and split log seats for Nicholas County students from Bucks Garden to Meadows (Keslers Cross Lanes). Opened 1809, teacher Joseph Pierson.
 
Erected 2006 by Nicholas County Historic Landmark Commission & Historical & Genealogical Society, and West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 38° 17.235′ N, 80° 56.935′ W. Marker is in Zela, West Virginia, in Nicholas County. Marker is at the intersection of Turnpike Road (West Virginia Route 39) and Country Road (Route 19/28), on the left when traveling east on Turnpike Road. 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Bethel United Methodist Church (approx. 2.6 miles away); North and South (approx. 2.9 miles away); Zoar Baptist Church (approx. 3.7 miles away); Cross Lanes Battle (approx. 3.8 miles
Pioneer School Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, July 14, 2019
2. Pioneer School Marker
away); Keslers Cross Lanes / First County Court (approx. 3.8 miles away); Kesslers Cross Lanes (approx. 4.3 miles away); Fight At Ramsey’s Fort (approx. 4.6 miles away); Summersville (approx. 5.3 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on August 18, 2019. This page originally submitted on August 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 18, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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