Crupperneck Bend
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Cache Sleuth
N 38° 18.244 W 080° 38.973
17S E 530641 N 4239610
A historical marker located beside a scenic overlook, just off State Route 20, that provides some spectacular views of a horseshoe bend in the Gauley River far below.
Waymark Code: WM6752
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 04/15/2009
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose
Views: 16

Scenic view of Gauley River which rises in Pocahontas County at an elevation of 4100 feet and flows southwesterly to join New River, forming the Great Kanawha. Cranberry, Cherry, Meadow, Williams Rivers are its tributaries.

This historical marker was placed in 1963 by the West Virginia Historic Commission.
Marker Title: Crupperneck Bend

Marker Location: At an overlook on the west side of State Route 20, about 2 miles south of Craigsville, WV.

County or Independent City: Craigsville, Nicholas County

Marker Program Sponsor: West Virginia Historic Commission

Marker Number: Not listed

Web Site: Not listed

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