Near Charleston in Kanawha County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
Erected 1963 by The W. Va. Centennial Committee of the oil and natural gas industry
West Virginia Historic Commission. (Marker Number X-2.)
Location. 38° 18.161′ N, 81° 33.367′ W. Marker is near Charleston, West Virginia, in Kanawha County. Marker is at the intersection of Kanawha Boulevard East (U.S. 60) and Georges Drive, on the right when traveling south on Kanawha Boulevard East. Touch for map. The marker is located next to the east-bound deceleration lane for Malden (Midland Trail) exit. Marker is in this post office area: Charleston WV 25306, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rev. Ruffner's Grave (about 700 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Necessary Ingredient (approx. ¼ mile away); Malden / Booker T. Washington Homeplace Daniel Boone (approx. 2½ miles away); a different marker also named Daniel Boone (approx. 2½ miles away); Charleston 's Civil War Sites (approx. 2.6 miles away); Craik-Patton House (approx. 2.6 miles away); Lewis’ March (approx. 3½ miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charleston.
Also see . . . WVGES Geology: History of West Virginia Salt Industry. (Submitted on September 3, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on September 3, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. This page has been viewed 246 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on September 3, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia.
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Picture of the Ruffner Well site at the mouth of Campbell Creek on the Kanawha River in Port Amherst. • Can you help?