Asa Gray / Buffalo-Indian Trail

Asa Gray / Buffalo-Indian Trail (HM1JXN)

Location: Huttonsville, WV 26273 Randolph County
Country: United States of America

N 38° 36.756', W 79° 52.047'

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Asa Gray. Asa Gray, famous Harvard botanist, discovered plants new to science as he crossed Cheat Mountain by way of the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike, August 1843. He was one of the original 50 named to New York Hall of Fame.

Buffalo-Indian Trail. Remnants of a Buffalo-Indian Trail as well as a wagon road of a 1788 survey can still be seen near the place where the Staunton-Parkersburg Turnpike crossed Cheat Mountain Summit one-fourth mile west.
Year Placed2012
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, April 7th, 2015 at 9:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 598603 N 4274396
Decimal Degrees38.61260000, -79.86745000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 38° 36.756', W 79° 52.047'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds38° 36' 45.36" N, 79° 52' 2.82" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near US-250, Huttonsville WV 26273, US
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