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Morgantown in Monongalia County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Dunkard Sands

 
 
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By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
1. Dunkard Sands Marker
Inscription. The Buffalo and Mahoning sandstones, the "Dunkard Sands" of the driller, are exposed in the road cuts and merge to form a great cliff at Raven Rock. They produce oil and natural gas in northern and western West Virginia.
 
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Archives and History.
 
Location. 39° 35.178′ N, 79° 58.602′ W. Marker is in Morgantown, West Virginia, in Monongalia County. Marker is on Smithtown Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Morgantown WV 26508, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Monongalia County War Memorial (approx. 2.6 miles away); Monongalia Arts Center (approx. 3.1 miles away); Morgantown (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Stone House (approx. 3.2 miles away); Monongalia County Courthouse (approx. 3.2 miles away); Old Iron Works (approx. 3.2 miles away); First Pottery (approx. 3.2 miles away); VFW Post 548 Veterans Memorials (approx. 3.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Morgantown.
 
Categories. Industry & Commerce
 
Dunkard Sands Marker image. Click for full size.
By Don Morfe, April 12, 2014
2. Dunkard Sands Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on May 2, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. This page has been viewed 242 times since then and 22 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 2, 2014, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Md 21234. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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