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Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

“The West Virginia Coal Miner”

 
 
"The West Virginia Coal Miner" Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
1. "The West Virginia Coal Miner" Marker
Inscription. Earl Ray Tomblin President Senate   
    Bob Wise  Governor       Robert S. Kiss, Speaker House of Delegates

                                                     
By Resolution of the Seventy-Fourth Legislature   

        "The West Virginia Coal Miner"
In honor and in recognition of the
men and women who have devoted a career,
some a lifetime, towards providing the state,
nation and the world with low-cost,
reliable household and industrial energy...
Let it be said that "Coal" is the fuel that
helped build the greatest country on earth,
has protected and preserved our freedom
and has enhanced our quality of life.

God Bless the West Virginia Coal Miner!

Dedicated this 4th day of December, 2002

Commissioned By the West Virginia Coal Forum
Designed and Sculptured by Burl Jones
General Contractors - G&G Builders Inc.

 
Location. 38° 20.284′ N, 81° 36.787′ W. Marker is in Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker can be reached from Washington Street East near Greenbrier Street (U.S. 60), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located on the West Virginia Capitol Complex Grounds. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25311, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers.
"The West Virginia Coal Miner" Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
2. "The West Virginia Coal Miner" Memorial
At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. State Capitol (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Booker Taliaferro Washington (about 800 feet away); Union Civil War Monument (approx. 0.2 miles away); West Virginia Home Guards (approx. 0.2 miles away); Abraham Lincoln Walks At Midnight (approx. 0.2 miles away); Executive Mansion (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named State Capitol (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
"The West Virginia Coal Miner" Southwest Panel image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
3. "The West Virginia Coal Miner" Southwest Panel
"The West Virginia Coal Miner" Southeast panel image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
4. "The West Virginia Coal Miner" Southeast panel
"The West Virginia Coal Miner" Northeast panel image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
5. "The West Virginia Coal Miner" Northeast panel
"The West Virginia Coal Miner" Northwest Panel image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, May 18, 2011
6. "The West Virginia Coal Miner" Northwest Panel
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 478 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on November 24, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.
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