Near Franklin in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Destruction of Saltpeter Works
Erected 2016 by West Virginia Archives & History.
Location. 38° 36.203′ N, 79° 22.272′ W. Marker is near Franklin, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on U.S. 220 1.2 miles south of Thorn Creek Road (County Route 23), on the left when traveling south. Touch 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 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Trout Rock Fort (a few steps from this marker); Confederate Prayer Service (approx. 1.7 miles away); Devonian Shale (approx. 1.9 miles away); McCoy House (approx. 3.4 miles away); Pendleton County World War I Memorial (approx. 3.4 miles away); Franklin (approx. 3.4 miles away); Stone Cemetery (approx. 5.6 miles away); Murder of Ambrose Meadows (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Franklin.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on October 25, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 18, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 46 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 18, 2018, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.