Coal Discovered
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member two-bit Joe
N 38° 08.213 W 081° 40.809
17S E 440395 N 4221221
discovered coal 1742
Waymark Code: WMAXXH
Location: West Virginia, United States
Date Posted: 03/09/2011
Published By:Groundspeak Premium Member tiki-4
Views: 14

John Peter Salley (Salling) and companions discovered coal near here in 1742 on their exploring trip from the Greenbrier River. They followed the Coal River to its junction with The Great Kanawha River at St. Albans.
Marker Title: Coal Discovered

Marker Location: WV 3, at Racine Community Center/John Slack Park, Racine

County or Independent City: Boone County

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