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Droop Mountain in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Maxon Sand

 
 
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By Roger Miller, June 11, 2017
1. Maxon Sand Marker
Inscription. The clean massive Droop Sandstone in the road cut is the "Maxon Sand" of the driller. The "Maxon Sand" yields oil and natural gas at depths of over 1000 feet in southern and central West Virginia.
 
Erected 1963.
 
Location. 38° 4.141′ N, 80° 17.407′ W. Marker is in Droop Mountain, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is on Senica Trail (U.S. 219). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Renick WV 24966, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Droop Mountain (approx. 3 miles away); Major Robert Augustus Bailey (approx. 3 miles away); 14th Pennsylvania Cavalry (approx. 3.3 miles away); The Battle At Droop Mountain (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle At Droop Mountain (approx. 3.3 miles away); Lieut. Henry Bender (approx. 3.3 miles away); John D. Baxter (approx. 3.3 miles away); a different marker also named The Battle At Droop Mountain (approx. 3.3 miles away).
 
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Maxon Sand Marker image. Click for full size.
By Roger Miller, June 11, 2017
2. Maxon Sand Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 13, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 12, 2017, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. This page has been viewed 175 times since then and 14 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on June 12, 2017, by Roger Miller of Pulaski, Virginia. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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