Ansted in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Sponsored by the W. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Environment • Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
Location. 38° 7.281′ N, 81° 7.111′ W. Marker is in Ansted, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from West Main Street (U.S. 60) near Orchard Street. This marker is located at Hawk's Nest State Park Lodge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Ansted WV 25812, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hawk’s Nest Tunnel (approx. half a mile away); Hawk’s Nest (approx. half a mile away); Hawk's Nest Tunnel Disaster "Contentment" (approx. 0.9 miles away); a different marker also named Contentment (approx. 0.9 miles away); New Haven Veterans' Memorial (approx. 1˝ miles away); Jackson's Mother (approx. 1˝ miles away); Westlake Cemetery (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ansted.
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,038 times since then and 15 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.