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. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Industry & Commerce.
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 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The White Oak Valley (approx. 1.4 miles away); Labor Strikes and Conflicts (approx. 1.4 miles away); Disaster Underground 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); Glen Jean Athletic Club (approx. 3.2 miles away); DuBois High School (approx. 5 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 464 times since then and 29 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on August 30, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.