Fayette County / Summers County
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dukemartin
N 37° 51.037 W 080° 51.377
17S E 512643 N 4189250
A two sided sign telling where the counties were formed from.
Waymark Code: WMY9PD
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 05/16/2018
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member razalas
Views: 1

Fayette County

Formed, 1831, from Nicholas, Greenbrier, Kanawha, Logan. Named for General Lafayette. On New River, 1671 Batts and Fallam officially claimed Mississippi Valley for Great Britain in opposition to the claim of France.

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 Company.
Marker Number: None on sign

Marker Title: Fayette County / Summers County

Marker Location: Rt 20

County or Independent City: Fayette County / Summers County

Web Site: [Web Link]

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission, 1964

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