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Near Great Cacapon in Morgan County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand

 
 
Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
1. Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker
Inscription.  The massive resistant Tuscarora Sandstone is steeply inclined here and forms Fluted Rocks. The "Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand" of the driller produces some gas although it is largely untested in West Virginia.
 
Erected 1973 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Natural FeaturesNatural Resources. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 39° 37.321′ N, 78° 15.596′ W. Marker is near Great Cacapon, West Virginia, in Morgan County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 9, on the right when traveling west. Marker is just beyond Panorama Overlook. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Berkeley Springs WV 25411, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Prospect Peak (within shouting distance of this marker); Engagement at Great Cacapon (within shouting distance of this marker); Panorama Overlook (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Great Cacapon
Tuscarora Sandstone outcropping. image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, September 28, 2008
2. Tuscarora Sandstone outcropping.
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(approx. 1.4 miles away); Sir John's Run (approx. 1.4 miles away); Frederick Duckwall, Jr. (approx. 1.6 miles away); Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer / Robert Townsen Hose (approx. 1.6 miles away); Windel Freshour (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Great Cacapon.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 7, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 843 times since then and 8 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on October 30, 2008, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
 
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