Typical Coal Company housing showing a mix of homes and shantys. Photo courtesy of Mary Stevenson, Coal Towns of West Virginia, Vol. II.
Location. 37° 47.057′ N, 81° 11.801′ W. Marker is in Beckley, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker can be reached from Ewart Avenue. Touch for map. Located on the walking path of the Beckley Exposition Coal Mine. Marker is in this post office area: Beckley WV 25801, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Superintendent's House (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Beckley (approx. 0.6 miles away); Civil War Site (approx. 0.6 miles away); The Attar Center (approx. 0.6 miles away); Eccles Mine Explosions (approx. 0.6 miles away); Pinecrest Sanitarium (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); Wildwood (approx. 1Ĺ miles away); From Agriculture to Mining (approx. 1.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Beckley.
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