Near Beckley in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
William S. Dunbar
Erected 2019 by West Virginia Archives and History.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers. A significant historical year for this entry is 1823.
Location. 37° 54.171′ N, 81° 20.906′ W. Marker is near Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker is at the intersection of Clear Fork Road and McDowell Hollow Road, on the right when traveling south on Clear Fork Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Beckley WV 25801, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 10 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Coal Camp History (approx. 6.2 miles away); Mossy (approx. 6.2 miles away); The Rebirth of Paint Creek (approx. 6.2 miles away); Fay-Ral Airport (approx. 6.8 miles away); Logan, Raleigh and Monroe Turnpike (approx. 8˝ miles away); First Church in Raleigh County (approx. 8.6 miles away); Fayette County / Raleigh County (approx. 8.9 miles away); Siltix Mine Disaster (approx. 9˝ miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on November 25, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 25, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 119 times since then and 38 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on November 25, 2021, by Mike Wintermantel of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.