Burning Springs
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 16.137 W 081° 33.856
17S E 450640 N 4235806
1773 the Van Bibbers and others found gas.
Waymark Code: WM24Q7
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 09/03/2007
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 38

Here in 1773 the Van Bibbers and others found gas bubbling through waters of a spring, which, much to their surprise, ignited. Two years later, this tract of land was patented by George Washington and General Andrew Lewis.
Marker Title: Burning Springs

Marker Location: US 60, at junction with County Route 60/13 (Burning Spring Road)

County or Independent City: Kanawha

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historical Commission 1964

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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