Smoke Hole Cave Historical

Smoke Hole Cave Historical (HM1VMB)

Location: Upper Tract, WV 26866 Pendleton County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 50.449', W 79° 17.467'

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On Smoke Hole Knob (300 yards west), overlooking this site, is Smoke Hole Cave with its circular chamber, forty feet high and fifteen feet in diameter, resembling an inverted hornet's nest, tapering to a natural chimney or "smoke hole." Its use by Indian tribes and early settlers as a place to "smoke cure" meats gave the name Smoke Hole to the cave and to this twenty-mile picturesque canyon.
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HM NumberHM1VMB
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Year Placed2009
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, November 11th, 2016 at 5:02pm PST -08:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 648310 N 4300499
Decimal Degrees38.84081667, -79.29111667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 50.449', W 79° 17.467'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 50' 26.94" N, 79° 17' 28.02" W
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Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling North
Closest Postal AddressAt or near Co Rte 2, Upper Tract WV 26866, US
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