Pipestem Falls

Pipestem Falls (HM2FWY)

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N 37° 32.884', W 80° 57.585'

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Name derived from the hollow stemmed shrub
Spiraea alba which grows profusely along Big
and Little Pipestem creeks. The first white
man to see Pipestem was Christopher Gist,
1750, while exploring for the Ohio Land
Company. Shawnee Indians camped near this
site in 1774. They used the hollow stemmed
shrub, as later did the white settlers, for
pipestems. A beautiful, fully equipped State
Park is located at the site.
Year Placed2008
Placed ByWV Archives & History
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Date Added Monday, April 22nd, 2019 at 5:02pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 503555 N 4155674
Decimal Degrees37.54806667, -80.95975000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 37° 32.884', W 80° 57.585'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds37° 32' 53.04" N, 80° 57' 35.1" W
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