Greenbrier County / Summers County

Greenbrier County / Summers County (HM1G9O)

Location: Boston, WV 02108 Summers County
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N 37° 43.943', W 80° 39.864'

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Marker Front:
Formed, 1778, from Botetourt and Montgomery. Named for the river which drains it. This county had many pioneer forts and saw many bloody Indian battles. Here are the world-famed White Sulphur and other mineral springs.


Marker Reverse:
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.
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HM NumberHM1G9O
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Year Placed2008
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives & History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 11:17am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 529571 N 4176176
Decimal Degrees37.73238333, -80.66440000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 43.943', W 80° 39.864'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 43' 56.58" N, 80° 39' 51.84" W
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Area Code(s)617, 781, 508, 857
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling East
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 47-99 School Street, Boston WV 02108, US
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