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“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
Boomer in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ancient Works

 
 
Ancient Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
1. Ancient Works Marker
Inscription. On a ridge between Armstrong and Loop creeks across the river are extensive prehistoric stone ruins whose walls are several miles long, and enclose a large area. Many of these stones are from the valley below the old wall.
 
Erected by the State of West Virginia.
 
Location. 38° 8.765′ N, 81° 17.061′ W. Marker is in Boomer, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on U.S. 60 0.4 miles east of Park Road. Click for map. This historical marker is located on the north side of the Kanawha River. Marker is in this post office area: Boomer WV 25031, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Christopher H. Payne (approx. 3 miles away); West Virginia Institute of Technology (approx. 3.2 miles away); Fayette County / Kanawha County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Camp Reynolds (approx. 3.8 miles away); Gauley Bridge (approx. 5 miles away); Battles For The Bridges (approx. 5 miles away); Hawk's Nest Tunnel (approx. 5.8 miles away); Hawk's Nest Tunnel Disaster (approx. 8.6 miles away).
 
Categories. AnthropologyNative Americans
 
Ancient Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
2. Ancient Works Marker
View of the historical marker as seen long the side of US 60.
Ancient Works Marker image. Click for full size.
By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
3. Ancient Works Marker
View of the historical marker in the right foreground, looking across the Kanawha River Valley at the hills on the other side of the valley where the ancient ruins are located.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,644 times since then and 24 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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