Near Hunterstown in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission (Sponsored by West Virginia Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry).
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Natural Resources.
Location. 38° 10.941′ N, 80° 0.331′ W. Marker is near Hunterstown, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on State Highway 39, on the right when traveling west. Located at a bridge over Knapps Creek. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Marlinton WV 24954, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Huntersville (approx. ¾ mile away); Huntersville Jail / Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.8 miles away); Camp Northwest (approx. 1.7 miles away); Rider Gap (approx. 5.3 miles West Virginia / Virginia (approx. 5.3 miles away); Marlinton: Heritage (approx. 5½ miles away); Marlinton (approx. 5.9 miles away); Natural History and Heritage (approx. 6.7 miles away).
Also see . . . Tuscarora Formation. Wikipedia article discussing the sandstone deposits across Pennsylvania, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia. (Submitted on August 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 8, 2010, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.