Civil War Camp Historical

Civil War Camp Historical (HM1VCC)

Location: Forest Hill, WV 24935 Summers County
Country: United States of America

N 37° 34.218', W 80° 47.35'

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Forest Hill United Methodist Church, founded in 1835, served as temporary shelter in 1863 for 23rd Ohio Vol. Inf., including Col. R.B. Hayes and Major W. McKinley, later presidents of U.S. Preceding frame church building, 2nd on site, was one of the first in area known as "the Farms". Church, dedicated in 1860, was also used to hold court for justice of the peace proceedings, and other political, civic, and social events.
Year Placed2002
Placed ByForest Hill United Methodist Church, West Virginia Division of Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 26th, 2016 at 9:01am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 518618 N 4158161
Decimal Degrees37.57030000, -80.78916667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 34.218', W 80° 47.35'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 34' 13.08" N, 80° 47' 21" 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 15654 WV-12, Forest Hill WV 24935, US
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