Talcott in Summers County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Big Bend Tunnel
Location. 37° 38.934′ N, 80° 46.05′ W. Marker is in Talcott, West Virginia, in Summers County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 3. Marker is 1.2 miles west of Talcott on WV 3. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Talcott WV 24981, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Fort Greenbrier (approx. 2 miles away); Civil War Camp (approx. 5.6 miles away); Wreck on the C&O (approx. 6 miles away); Fort Culbertson (approx. 6.2 miles away); Hinton (approx. 7 miles away); Greenbrier County / Summers County (approx. 8.1 miles away); Cook's Fort (approx. 8.2 miles away); Reformatory for Women (approx. 8.3 miles away).
Regarding Big Bend Tunnel. John Henry statue is in a park near the entrance of the Big Bend tunnel. The park is .85 miles from the intersection of
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. This link is to the marker for Columbus and Western Railroad tunnel that also claims the legend of John Henry.
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Credits. This page was last revised on September 25, 2019. This page originally submitted on September 6, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 538 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on September 6, 2012, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.