Location: North of US 23: east of State Road 620 at Esserville.
Date: About 1875
Owners: James F. Wells
Description: Drift bank or mine
History: About 1875 coal was
in a hill at present site of Esserville by the
landowner, J. F. Wells.
He employed a man by the name of Sexton to open it
up and "dig" the coal.
Wells not only used it himself, but supplied his
neighbors and hauled it
to market in wagons as far as Lebanon,
Source of Information: James H. Kilgore
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