Keslers Cross Lanes

Keslers Cross Lanes (HM1G96)

Location: Summersville, WV 26651 Nicholas County
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N 38° 14.12', W 80° 56.115'

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Here at the crossroads was an area of early settlement and growth. In 1854 Fred Kessler & John Vaughan opened store; Vaughan appt. postmaster. Site of first meeting of Nicholas County Court; significant Civil War actions of Cross Lanes and Carnifex Ferry in 1861; first Normal School for teacher training held in Malcolm's Store in 1889, later moved to Old Temperance Hall and then to Summersville.
HM NumberHM1G96
Year Placed2011
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Sunday, October 19th, 2014 at 9:10pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 505666 N 4231928
Decimal Degrees38.23533333, -80.93525000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 14.12', W 80° 56.115'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 14' 7.2" N, 80° 56' 6.9" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-199 Co Rte 9, Summersville WV 26651, US
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