Coopers in Mercer County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number MR 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1889.
Location. 37° 19.39′ N, 81° 19.683′ W. Marker is in Coopers, West Virginia, in Mercer County. Marker is on Pocahontas Avenue, 1.1 miles south of the Town of Bramwell, on the left when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Bramwell WV 24715, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co.Jordan Nelson’s Coal Bank (approx. ¾ mile away); The Coal Barons (approx. 0.8 miles away); Evolution of a Town (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Coming of the Railroad (approx. 0.8 miles away); The Workers (approx. 0.8 miles away); Developing the Coal Field (approx. 0.8 miles away); Pocahontas Cemetery (approx. one mile away in Virginia).
More about this marker. This marker is a tin reproduction of the original monopole cast-metal marker that has apparently been lost. On the reverse is a reproduction of a different marker titled “Mill Creek Coal & Coke Co.” That other marker was located here, near the Mill Creek Coal & Coke building. The original of this side of the marker was likely closer to Bramwell proper.
Also see . . .
1. Historic Bramwell, WV. A pictorial and written history of Bramwell, WV and the surrounding historical coal mining communities that features many Bramwell pioneers and community leaders along with the 100 year history of Bramwell High School and it's alumni. (Submitted on November 19, 2008.)
2. Historic Bramwell, WV. (Submitted on December 31, 2015, by William A. Petty of Amissville, Virginia.)
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