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Pipestem, West Virginia Historical Markers

 
Bluestone National Scenic River Marker image, Touch for more information
By Michael C. Wilcox, August 3, 2019
Bluestone National Scenic River Marker
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Bluestone National Scenic River
This ancient and spectacular river gorge, the rugged sandstone cliffs and overlooks, the unbroken, diverse Appalachian forest ecosystem, and the-hiStoric Bluestone Turnpike Trail, is protected as Bluestone National Scenic River. This publicly owned . . . — Map (db m140104) HM
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Bluestone River
Bluestone River The Bluestone River begins at an elevation of about 3,500 feet above sea level on East River Mountain, Tazewell County, Virginia. After flowing about 77 miles the river empties into the New River at an elevation of . . . — Map (db m140101) HM
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Bluestone River
Bluestone River The Bluestone River begins at an elevation of about 3,500 feet above sea level on East River Mountain, Tazewell County, Virginia. After flowing about 77 miles the river empties into the New River at an elevation of . . . — Map (db m140102) HM
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Farley's Fort / Thomas Farley
Farley's Fort One of two pre-Revolutionary forts built along the banks of the New River at Culbertson's (now Crump's) Bottom to shelter area settlers. Farley's Fort was established by Thomas Farley in the mid-1770s. Virginia militia later occupied . . . — Map (db m140095) HM
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Jordan's Chapel
1st frame church in the area, located .8 mi, NW. Built 1852 in the Greek Revival style, Prominent local brothers Gordon & Thomas Jordan gave land and lumber. Used by the Methodists many years. — Map (db m132566) HM
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Mercer County / Summers County
Summers County Formed, 1871, from Monroe, Fayette, Greenbrier, Mercer. Named for the distinguished jurist of Kanawha, George W. Summers. Dr. Thomas Walker and companions explored the Greenbrier Valley, 1750, for the Greenbrier . . . — Map (db m132567) HM
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Neely "Plantation"
John "Buttermilk” W. Neely, Sr. (1780-1865) & Delilah Sweeney Neely (1784)-1851) settled here in 1822 on 3,000 acres and reared 10 children. Property comprised total area of Pipestem St. Park. Nearby, Pipestem Knob is site of former Neely . . . — Map (db m132568) HM
West Virginia (Summers County), Pipestem — Pipestem Falls
Name derived from the hollow stemmed shrub Spiraea alba which grows profusely along Big and Little Pipestem creeks. The first white man to see Pipestem was Christopher Gist, 1750, while exploring for the Ohio Land Company. Shawnee . . . — Map (db m132562) HM

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