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Edray in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Big Lime

 
 
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By Roger Miller, June 11, 2017
1. Big Lime Marker
Inscription.  The Greenbrier Limestone in the quarry represents the "Big Lime" of the driller. Fish-egg like oölitic zones in the "Big Lime" yield oil and natural gas in West Virginia.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historical Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Resources. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 38° 16.523′ N, 80° 5.865′ W. Marker is in Edray, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on Seneca Trail (Route 219). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlinton WV 24954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 8 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Edray (approx. half a mile away); Greenbrier Covered Bridge (approx. 3½ miles away); Marlinton (approx. 3.6 miles away); Marlinton: Heritage (approx. 3.7 miles away); Welcome to Pocahontas County (approx. 3.7 miles away); Frank and Anna Hunter House (approx.
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By Roger Miller, June 11, 2017
2. Big Lime Marker
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3.7 miles away); Natural History and Heritage (approx. 6.3 miles away); Huntersville Jail / Presbyterian Church (approx. 7.3 miles away).
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 243 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2017, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.

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