Near Oak Hill in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Oakwood Mine Complex
Erected 2012 by West Virginia Dep Abandoned Mine Lands
West Virginia Archives & History.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1902.
Location. 37° 57.878′ N, 81° 11.425′ W. Marker is near Oak Hill, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker is at the intersection of West Virginia Route 612 and Torrey Fork Road (County Route 15/2), on the right when traveling west on State Route 612. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Oak Hill WV 25901, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White Oak Valley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Labor Strikes and ConflictsDisaster Underground (approx. 1.4 miles away); Community Life in a Coal Camp (approx. 1.4 miles away); The Coal Barons (approx. 1.4 miles away); Oak Hill Railroad Depot (approx. 2.4 miles away); Play Ball! (approx. 3.1 miles away); Bank of Glen Jean (approx. 3.1 miles away).
Also see . . . The New River Company, one of the largest coal producers in Southern West Virginia Coalfield. (Submitted on August 31, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 539 times since then and 27 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.