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Lewisburg in Greenbrier County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Big Lime

 
 
Big Lime Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
1. Big Lime Marker
Inscription. The Greenbrier Limestone in the quarry represent the "Big Lime" of the driller. Fish-egg like oölitic zones in the "Big Lime" produce oil and natural gas in West Virginia.
 
Erected 1983 by W. VA Centennial Committee of the Oil and Natural Gas Industry, West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Location. 37° 48.266′ N, 80° 27.096′ W. Marker is in Lewisburg, West Virginia, in Greenbrier County. Marker is on U.S. 60, on the right when traveling west. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Lewisburg WV 24901, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Battle of Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Cemetery (approx. 0.2 miles away); Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); Confederate Cemetery / The Civil War (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lewisburg (approx. 0.2 miles away); a different marker also named Lewisburg (approx. ¼ mile away); Carnegie Hall (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Battle of Lewisburg (approx. ¼ mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Lewisburg.
 
Categories. Industry & CommerceNatural Features
 
Big Lime Marker image. Click for full size.
By Forest McDermott, July 20, 2008
2. Big Lime Marker
Limestone at site. image. Click for full size.
By Bill Pfingsten, March 27, 2009
3. Limestone at site.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,220 times since then and 48 times this year. Last updated on September 14, 2016. Photos:   1. submitted on August 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.   2. submitted on September 14, 2016, by Forest McDermott of Masontown, Pennsylvania.   3. submitted on August 17, 2009, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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