Ansted in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Hawk's Nest Tunnel Disaster
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number FA 1.)
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts • Civil Rights • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 38° 7.365′ N, 81° 7.691′ W. Marker is in Ansted, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from Midland Trail (U.S. 60) 0.4 miles west of Short Street. This marker is located at the Hawk's Nest overlook. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ansted WV 25812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At Hawk’s Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); Hawk’s Nest Tunnel (within shouting distance of this marker); Salt Sand (approx. half a mile away); "Contentment" (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Contentment (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Haven Veterans' Memorial (approx. 1.8 miles away); Jackson's Mother (approx. 1.8 miles away); Hawks Nest Strike (approx. 1.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ansted.
Additional keywords. workers rights, labor rights
Credits. This page was last revised on August 12, 2020. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,175 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia. 3. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.