Near Oak Hill in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Oakwood Mine Complex
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Dep Abandoned Mine Lands
West Virginia Archives & History.
Location. 37° 57.878′ N, 81° 11.425′ W. Marker is near Oak Hill, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 612 and Torrey Fork Road (County Route 15/2), on the right when traveling west on State Route 612. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oak Hill WV 25901, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Glen Jean Athletic Club (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Rebirth of Paint Creek (approx. 5.1 miles away); Mossy (approx. 5.1 miles away); Coal Camp History (approx. 5.1 miles away); Thurmond’s Decline (approx. 6 miles The Heart of Town (approx. 6 miles away); The Railroad Was the Town (approx. 6 miles away); Thurmond, West Virginia (approx. 6.1 miles away).
Also see . . . The New River Company, one of the largest coal producers in Southern West Virginia Coalfield. (Submitted on August 31, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 380 times since then. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.