Near Alta in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1963 by the W. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry and the West Virginia Historic 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. 37° 52.76′ N, 80° 34.174′ W. Marker is near Alta, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is at the intersection of Midland Trail (West Virginia Route 60) and Delta Road 7 (Local Route 60/70), on the right when traveling east on Midland Trail. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Crawley WV 24931, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Andrew & Charles Lewis March (approx. 1.6 miles away); Sam Black Church (approx. 3.6 miles away); Fort Donnally / Border Heroes Greenbrier Ghost (approx. 3.8 miles away); Unknown Soldiers/ Gen. Lewis' Trace (approx. 4.4 miles away); Blue Sulphur Springs Confederate Burial Ground (approx. 5.1 miles away); The Pavilion (approx. 5.2 miles away); Blue Sulphur Springs, WV (approx. 5.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Alta.
Credits. This page was last revised on January 9, 2020. It was originally submitted on October 5, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 206 times since then and 52 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on October 5, 2019, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.