Pinoak Fountain

Pinoak Fountain (HM20U)

Location: Paw Paw, WV 25434 Hampshire County
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Country: United States of America
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N 39° 26.329', W 78° 27.104'

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Built by State Road Comm. and local artisans in 1932; land given by H.R. Edeburn. Crystal quartz quarried from behind nearby Bloomery iron furnace, and stone from hillside behind the fountain. Spring water, gravity fed from hill above, supplied area residents and travelers. Fountain was popular site for picnics, dances, courting, & auctions. Restored in 1988 and maintained by Pinoak Extension Homemakers Club.
HM NumberHM20U
Year Placed2001
Placed ByThe Pinoak Extension Homemakers Club, and the West Virginia Division of Archives and History
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Date Added Monday, October 27th, 2014 at 4:22am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 719303 N 4368573
Decimal Degrees39.43881667, -78.45173333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 26.329', W 78° 27.104'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 26' 19.74" N, 78° 27' 6.24" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 216-222 WV-29, Paw Paw WV 25434, US
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