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Historical Markers in Birch River, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Nicholas County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Nicholas County, WV (44) Braxton County, WV (14) Clay County, WV (11) Fayette County, WV (113) Greenbrier County, WV (70) Kanawha County, WV (165) Webster County, WV (18)  NicholasCounty(44) Nicholas County (44)  BraxtonCounty(14) Braxton County (14)  ClayCounty(11) Clay County (11)  FayetteCounty(113) Fayette County (113)  GreenbrierCounty(70) Greenbrier County (70)  KanawhaCounty(165) Kanawha County (165)  WebsterCounty(18) Webster County (18)
Summersville is the county seat for Nicholas County
Birch River is in Nicholas County
      Nicholas County (44)  
ADJACENT TO NICHOLAS COUNTY
      Braxton County (14)  
      Clay County (11)  
      Fayette County (113)  
      Greenbrier County (70)  
      Kanawha County (165)  
      Webster County (18)  
 
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1West Virginia (Nicholas County), Birch River — Nicholas County / Braxton County
Nicholas County. Formed in 1818 from Kanawha, Greenbrier, and Randolph. Named for Wilson C. Nicholas, the governor of Virginia, 1814-1817. In this county in 1861 sharp engagements were fought at Carnifex Ferry and at Kessler's Cross Lanes. . . . Map (db m173356) HM
2West Virginia (Nicholas County), Birch River — Young's Monument
Off Young's Monument Rd. (.3M) is grave site of Henry & Lucinda Young. A Confed. militiaman or sympathizer, he was killed by Union troops nearby on 8 Sept. 1861. Details of Young's life and death are scant and confused, symbolizing divided . . . Map (db m60368) HM
 
 
  
  
  
 
 
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Sep. 29, 2022