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Seneca Rocks in Pendleton County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand

 
 
Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2018
1. Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker
Inscription. The vertical resistant sandstone forming Seneca Rocks is the Tucarora of the driller and geologist. The “Tuscarora Sand” yields some gas altough it is largely untested in West Virginia
 
Erected 1963 by W. Va. Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry and the West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 38° 50.17′ N, 79° 22.45′ W. Marker is in Seneca Rocks, West Virginia, in Pendleton County. Marker is on West Virginia Route 28 just north of U.S. 33, on the right. Touch for map. It is at the entrance to the Seneca Rocks Trailhead parking and picnic area. Marker is in this post office area: Seneca Rocks WV 26884, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. An 1800s Garden! (within shouting distance of this marker); A Melting Pot House (within shouting distance of this marker); Sites Homestead (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 10th Mountain Division (approx. 0.2 miles away); More Than One Way Up (approx. 0.2 miles away); Seneca Rocks (approx. 0.2 miles away); Camp Luther (approx. 1 miles away); Eagle Rocks (approx. 4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Seneca Rocks.
 
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Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2018
2. Tuscarora (Clinton) Sand Marker
Seneca Rocks image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, September 19, 2018
3. Seneca Rocks
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on October 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 24 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on October 2, 2018, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.
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