Near Franklin in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Erected by West Virginia Historic Commission (Sponsored by West Virginia Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry).
Location. 38° 37.266′ N, 79° 20.652′ W. Marker is near Franklin, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on U.S. 220, on the right when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Franklin WV 26807, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Confederate Prayer Service (approx. ¼ mile away); McCoy House (approx. 1.6 miles away); Pendleton County World War I Memorial (approx. 1.6 miles away); Franklin (approx. 1.6 miles away); Trout Rock (approx. 1.9 miles away); Trout Rock Fort (approx. 1.9 miles away); Murder of Ambrose Meadows (approx. 4.2 miles away); Germany Valley (approx. 6.6 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Franklin.
Also see . . . Marcellus Shale. Article describing the geologic formation and the natural gas collected from the deposits. (Submitted on August 16, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 582 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.