Ansted in Fayette County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Hawk's Nest Tunnel Disaster
Erected by West Virginia Department of Culture and History. (Marker Number FA 1.)
Location. 38° 7.365′ N, 81° 7.691′ W. Marker is in Ansted, West Virginia, in Fayette County. Marker can be reached from Midland Trail (U.S. 60) 0.4 miles west of Short Street. Touch for map. This marker is located at the Hawk's Nest overlook. Marker is in this post office area: Ansted WV 25812, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hawk’s Nest (within shouting distance of this marker); Salt Sand (approx. half a mile away); "Contentment" (approx. 1.2 miles away); a different marker also named Contentment (approx. 1.3 miles away); New Haven Veterans' Memorial Jackson's Mother (approx. 1.8 miles away); Westlake Cemetery (approx. 1.9 miles away); Tyree Tavern (approx. 2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Ansted.
Categories. • African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features •
Credits. This page was last revised on September 15, 2018. This page originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,895 times since then and 50 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. 3. submitted on August 15, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.