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Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Prince William Forest Park US

Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Prince William Forest Park US

Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Historic District is a national historic district located at Prince William Forest Park Triangle Prince William County Virginia It encompasses 4 contributing sites and 42 contributing structures associated with the Cabin Branch pyrite mine The pyrite mine opened in 1889 and remained in operation until 1919 or 1920 Sep 28 2017 Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Trail This fence blocks access to foundations of the old pyrite mine complex National Park Service 03 miles 05 kilometers This short trail descends down to an open expanse above the banks of the Quantico Creek once the site of the Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine 18891920 During the mines operation more than 200000 long tons of pyrite was brought to the

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Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Trail Prince William Forest

Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Trail Prince William Forest

Jun 12 2002 NRHP Listing Date 12122002 NRHP Reference Number 02001517 Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Historic District located along both sides of the North Branch of Quantico Creek in Prince William Forest Park includes the major producer of pyrite ore in Virginia from 1889 to 1920 Under the management of the Cabin Branch Mining Company pyrite ore was shipped to processing plants to Prince William Co Virginia USA Barite mining in the USA probably began about 1845 in the vein deposits of this county Watson 1907 710 Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine c 1910 Cabin Branch Mine Dumfries GoldPyrite Belt Prince William Co Virginia USA sign

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Prince William Forest Park CABIN BRANCH PYRITE MINE

Prince William Forest Park CABIN BRANCH PYRITE MINE

Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area Cabin Camp 1 Prince William Forest Park Triangle Prince William County VA Chopawasmic RDA turned 11000 acres of small farms and an abandoned pyrite mine along Quantico Creek in Prince William County and Stafford County Virginia into a model recreation area with five cabin camps Oct 23 2017 37 miles of hiking trails meander through the 15000 acre Prince William Forest Park The Scenic Drive provides access to virtually all trails and features in the park Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Trail A moderately difficult trail that provides a look at the site of the Cabin Branch Mine 03 miles Chopawamsic Trail

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Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine in Dumfries VA Google Maps

Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine in Dumfries VA Google Maps

Documents A Ground Electromagnetic Survey Used to Map Sulfides and Acid Sulfate Ground Waters at the Abandoned Cabin Branch Mine Prince William Forest Park Northern Virginia GoldPyrite Belt USGS OpenFile Report 00360 Jeff Wynn 2000 A New Record of Ephydatia muelleri in Prince William Forest Park PRWI National Capital Region NetworkInventory and Monitoring Program From the 1880s for 40 years men and young children toiled in Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine and worked their small farms for sustenance In 1936 with the Great Depression and the mine closure the Roosevelt Administration established the Chopawamsic Recreational Demonstration Area Prince William Forest Park located in Prince William County

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Greenwood Gold Mine Prince William Forest Park US

Greenwood Gold Mine Prince William Forest Park US

Prince William Forest Park YM Sgt John Williams Date Established November 14 1936 Location Prince William County Virginia Landmarks Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine One day a Baltimore man named John Detrick was hiking along Quantico Creek during which near the meeting of the North and South Forks he noticed something gleaming in the water Aug 16 2021 Walk among the remains of an early 20th Century pyrite mine in this northern Virginia forest The 16084 acres of Prince William Forest Park west of Quantico Virginia was once home to at least three small towns two mines and dozens of homesteads The Cabin Branch Mine which operated from 1889 to 1920 was among them During the Great Depression the Federal Government bought

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Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Montclair VA US

Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Montclair VA US

Dec 16 2019 Walk among the remains of an early 20th Century pyrite mine in this northern Virginia forest The 16084 acres of Prince William Forest Park west of Quantico Virginia was once home to at least three small towns two mines and dozens of homesteads The Cabin Branch Mine which operated from 1889 to 1920 was among themDuring the Great Depression the Federal Government bought INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND Prince William Forest Park is situated at the northeastern end of the Virginia GoldPyrite belt northwest of the town of Dumfries VA The U S Marine Corps Reservation at Quantico borders the park on the west and south and occupies part of the same watershed Two abandoned mines are found within the park the Cabin Branch pyrite mine a

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CabinBranchPyriteMine76289PropHistG

CabinBranchPyriteMine76289PropHistG

The headless ghost that haunts the Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Trail in Virginias Prince William Forest Park ought to give you some idea Believed to be the spirit of a miner who was decapitated while grabbing onto a moving elevator the ghost has been spotted walking steadily along the portion of the trail that passes by the mine Prince William Forest Park Loop They are described in detail in the Beaver loop and Pyrite Mine Loop links Upon further studying the map there seems to be an infinite number of shorter loops in this park Cabin Branch Mine Trail is straight ahead Follow it a few hundred yards to visit the old foundations of the main Mine Buildings

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CabinBranchPyriteMine76289PropHistA eServices of

CabinBranchPyriteMine76289PropHistA eServices of

THE CABIN BRANCH MINE by A L bbuntjoy Prince William Pubuc Library Manassas Va An address presented at a meeting of Historic Dumfries Virginia Inc at the Dumfries Town Hall November 2 1978 As one walks through Prince William Forest Park today one can hardly realize that some seventyfive years ago this forest was a mining cormnunity The Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Trail is an outandback trail that runs between Pyrite Mine Road and the North Valley Trail at Prince William Forest Park

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Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine History 536 Words Bartleby

Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine History 536 Words Bartleby

Jul 10 2014 Today the old Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine is located in Prince William Forest Park along a trail near the Quantico Creek Hikers who take the short walk will find Geology Trail where they can learn about the mine after crossing over a bridge to the Quantico Creek visitors and see the old mine site and other foundations Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Dumfries Virginia VA US Pyrite was first discovered in 1889 near where Quantico Creek meets the South Fork Quantico Creek Mining operations were limited from 1889 to 1908 In 1908 the Cabin Branch Mining Company was formed In 1916 the mine was bought by the American Agricultural Chemical Company

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0760289 Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Historic District

0760289 Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Historic District

Feb 15 2019 Park staff encourage visitors to learn all there is to know about Prince William Forest Park History from the early settlers to modern day include stories that cover Cabin Branch Pyrite mine Civilian Conservation Corps development Office of Strategic Services OSS use during World War II and operation of cabin camps enhance the story of The Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine was the only pyrite mine in Prince William County and the greatest boost to the local economy in over 100 years It provided a reliable source of income to both African American and Caucasian families living in the area and new businesses such as boarding houses and saloons opened up in Dumfries to support the

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An Afternoon at Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Secret Virginia

An Afternoon at Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Secret Virginia

Jul 16 2021 Prince William Forest Park July 16 2021 Many of the residents worked in the local Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine until the mine closed in 1920 When the federal government instituted the Resettlement Administration RA program in 1935 to provide land to struggling farmers they bought or condemned much of the property and forced the community Feb 21 2021 Batestown was founded in the 1820s From 18891920 the Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine was in operation next to the community in what is now part of Prince William Forest Park To get to Batestown residents took Mine Road north from US 1 in Dumfries The portion of the road that split off to the right and went further north was known as Batestown

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Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Historic District Wikipedia

Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Historic District Wikipedia

Cabin Camp 3 is located in Prince William Forest Park and is one of five large cabin camp facilities located in the park Camp 3 is the only camp where visitors can rent a single cabin There are thirteen cabins available for rent The cabins are very rustic and provide a unique camping experience in Northern Virginia Oct 16 2017 The Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine began operations on a limited basis from 1889 to 1908 when the Cabin Branch Mining Company formed In 1916 the American Agricultural Chemical Company bought the ride The large number of patents in the midnineteenth century and industrial growth after the Civil War made pyrite profitable

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Cabin Camp 3 Prince William Forest Park Recreationgov

Cabin Camp 3 Prince William Forest Park Recreationgov

After five miles youll have your first opportunity to see some of the mine ruins on the right west side of the trail before passing the Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine Trail and arriving to the boardwalk bridge where youll see more ruins Follow the boardwalk toward the Pyrite Mine Road continuing south to return to the Laurel Loop Trail which Pyrite Mine Road South Orenda Road Taylor Farm Road West Gate Road Blaze Total length 23km 14mi 06km 04mi 14km 09mi 14km 09mi 16km 10mi 26km 16mi 16km 10mi 08km 05mi 14km 09mi 10km 06mi Trail Birch Bluff Trail Cabin Branch Mine Trail Chopawamsic Trail The Crossing Trail Farms to Forest Farms to Forest extension

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Hiking Prince William Forest Park US National Park

Hiking Prince William Forest Park US National Park

Oct 23 2017 Virginia was the site of great devastation during the Civil War and of extensive rebuilding afterwards Employment opportunities in southeastern Prince William County were few though the opening of the Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine in 1889 and of the Marine Corps base at Quantico in 1917 provided nonagricultural bluecollar jobs to many local people Oct 05 2014 Cabin Branch Pyrite Mine HM30K Location Montclair VA 22025 Prince William County Buy Virginia State flags at Flagstorecom Country United States of America Buy United States of America flags at Flagstorecom N 38 35749 W 77 20011

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Pyrite Mine Loop Trail Hike To Abandoned Mine Ruins In

Pyrite Mine Loop Trail Hike To Abandoned Mine Ruins In

Mar 26 2016 Take a brief detour on the left to see the Pyrite Mine Overlook offering views of the old Cabin Branch mining site where fools gold was extracted from 1889 to 1920 After the mine closed the owners left piles of pyrite tailings bleaching into Quantico Creek and raising the acidity level to an ultraacidic 28 pH Cabin Branch Mine a pyrite mine brought a rebirth of industry to the area when it opened in 1889 The mine employed 200300 men until its closure in 1920 Some of the workers lived in a nearby free black community established before the Civil War called Batestown

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