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Boomer in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Ancient Works

 
 
Ancient Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
1. Ancient Works Marker
Inscription.  On a ridge between Armstrong and Loop creeks across the river are extensive prehistoric stone ruins whose walls are several miles long, and enclose a large area. Many of these stones are from the valley below the old wall.
 
Erected by the State of West Virginia.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Anthropology & ArchaeologyNative Americans. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 38° 8.765′ N, 81° 17.061′ W. Marker is in Boomer, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is on U.S. 60, 0.4 miles east of Park Road. This historical marker is located on the north side of the Kanawha River. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Boomer WV 25031, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Montgomery (approx. 3 miles away); Christopher H. Payne (approx. 3 miles away); a different marker also named Montgomery (approx. 3.2 miles away); West Virginia Institute of Technology
Ancient Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
2. Ancient Works Marker
View of the historical marker as seen long the side of US 60.
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(approx. 3.2 miles away); Fayette County / Kanawha County (approx. 3.4 miles away); Camp Reynolds (approx. 3.8 miles away); Gauley Bridge War Memorial (approx. 4.9 miles away); Gauley Bridge (approx. 5 miles away).
 
Ancient Works Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Dale K. Benington, July 9, 2009
3. Ancient Works Marker
View of the historical marker in the right foreground, looking across the Kanawha River Valley at the hills on the other side of the valley where the ancient ruins are located.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on July 14, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. This page has been viewed 1,984 times since then and 81 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on July 14, 2009, by Dale K. Benington of Toledo, Ohio. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 28, 2022