Spencer in Roane County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Location. 38° 48.109′ N, 81° 21.042′ W. Marker is in Spencer, West Virginia, in Roane County. Marker is on Main Street (U.S. 33), on the left when traveling east. Touch for map. It is in front of the Courthouse. Marker is in this post office area: Spencer WV 25276, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 14 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Col. Ruby G. Bradley (a few steps from this marker); a different marker also named Spencer (within shouting distance of this marker); U. S. Civil War (within shouting distance of this marker); a different marker also named Spencer (within shouting distance of this marker); Roane County / Jackson County (approx. 9.3 miles away); Rathbone Well (approx. 13.2 miles away); Burning Springs Oil Field (approx. 13.3 miles away); First County Court (approx. 14 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Spencer.
Regarding Spencer. The Marcellus Shale Formation that lies under most of West Virginia was not named for the Marcellus Hart farm,
Also see . . . Marcellus Shale - Appalachian Basin Natural Gas Play. This article contains maps and a description of the Marcellus oil and gas deposit. “The Marcellus Shale, also referred to as the Marcellus Formation, is a Middle Devonian-age black, low density, carbonaceous (organic rich) shale that occurs in the subsurface beneath much of Ohio, West Virginia, Pennsylvania and New York. Small areas of Maryland, Kentucky, Tennessee, and Virginia are also underlain by the Marcellus Shale.” (Submitted on December 4, 2008.)
Additional keywords. Blue Star Memorial Highway
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 4, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,183 times since then and 6 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on December 4, 2008, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.