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Forest Hill in Summers County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Civil War Camp

 
 
Civil War Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 25, 2016
1. Civil War Camp Marker
Inscription. Forest Hill United Methodist Church, founded in 1835, served as temporary shelter in 1863 for 23rd Ohio Vol. Inf., including Col. R.B. Hayes and Major W. McKinley, later presidents of U.S. Preceding frame church building, 2nd on site, was one of the first in area known as "the Farms". Church, dedicated in 1860, was also used to hold court for justice of the peace proceedings, and other political, civic, and social events.
 
Erected 2002 by Forest Hill United Methodist Church, West Virginia Division of Archives and History.
 
Location. 37° 34.218′ N, 80° 47.35′ W. Marker is in Forest Hill, West Virginia, in Summers County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 12 and Seminole Road (County Route 21/1), on the right when traveling north on State Route 12. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Forest Hill WV 24935, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Red Sulphur (approx. 4.1 miles away); Big Bend Tunnel (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cook's Fort (approx. 5.7 miles away); Saltpeter Caves (approx. 6 miles away); Fort Greenbrier
Civil War Camp Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, October 25, 2016
2. Civil War Camp Marker
(approx. 6 miles away); Wreck on the C&O (approx. 7.3 miles away); Fort Culbertson (approx. 7 miles away); Mann-Miller / Springfield (approx. 7.7 miles away).
 
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Credits. This page was last revised on October 26, 2016. This page originally submitted on October 25, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 185 times since then and 58 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 25, 2016, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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