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Historical Markers in Mossy, West Virginia

 
Clickable Map of Fayette County, West Virginia and Immediately Adjacent Jurisdictions image/svg+xml 2019-10-06 U.S. Census Bureau, Abe.suleiman; Lokal_Profil; HMdb.org; J.J.Prats/dc:title> https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Usa_counties_large.svg Fayette County, WV (107) Greenbrier County, WV (69) Kanawha County, WV (162) Nicholas County, WV (40) Raleigh County, WV (46) Summers County, WV (41)  FayetteCounty(107) Fayette County (107)  GreenbrierCounty(69) Greenbrier County (69)  KanawhaCounty(162) Kanawha County (162)  NicholasCounty(40) Nicholas County (40)  RaleighCounty(46) Raleigh County (46)  SummersCounty(41) Summers County (41)
Mossy is in Fayette County
    Fayette County (107)
    Greenbrier County (69)
    Kanawha County (162)
    Nicholas County (40)
    Raleigh County (46)
    Summers County (41)
 
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1West Virginia (Fayette County), Mossy — Coal Camp History
On Bishop Ranch (West Virginia Route 612) at Milburn Road (County Route 1/5) when traveling east on Bishop Ranch.
With railroads came thousands of workers looking to make a new life in the coalfields. In the late 1800’s and well into the mid-1900’s, many Appalachian miners lived in company towns called “Coal Camps”. Mine operators built . . . Map (db m34443) HM
2West Virginia (Fayette County), Mossy — MossyPaint Creek Scenic Trail — Raleigh, Fayette, & Kanawha Counties, WV —
On Bishop Ranch (West Virginia Route 612) at Milburn Road (County Route 1/5), on the right when traveling east on Bishop Ranch.
1913-Union organizer Mary "Mother" Jones imprisoned in Pratt. 1913-Approximate location of the striking miners tent colony that was fired on by mine guards wielding a machine gun mounted on the "Bull Moose" special train 1919-7 miners are . . . Map (db m34438) HM
3West Virginia (Fayette County), Mossy — The Rebirth of Paint Creek
On Bishop Ranch (West Virginia Route 612) at Milburn Road (County Route 1/5), on the right when traveling east on Bishop Ranch.
Soon after settlers arrived in Paint Creek, the landscape and population changed forever with the discovery of coal. Within just a few years, mines began operating at Paint Creek under the ownership of New York businessman William Henry Greene. . . . Map (db m34436) HM
 
 
  
  
 
Oct. 22, 2021