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Near Scottsburg in Halifax County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Staunton River State Park

 
 
Staunton River State Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
1. Staunton River State Park Marker
Inscription. This park was developed by the National Park Service, Interior Department, through the Civilian Conservation Corps, in conjunction with the Virginia Conservation Commission. It covers 1200 acres and was opened, June 15, 1936. Near by is Occaneechee Island where Nathaniel Bacon defeated the Indians in 1676.
 
Erected 1939 by Virginia Conservation Commission. (Marker Number U 48.)
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Civilian Conservation Corps marker series.
 
Location. 36° 46.841′ N, 78° 48.813′ W. Marker is near Scottsburg, Virginia, in Halifax County. Marker is at the intersection of James D Hagood Highway (U.S. 360) and Bethel Road (Virginia Route 360), on the right when traveling south on James D Hagood Highway. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Scottsburg VA 24589, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Nathaniel Terry's Grave (approx. 2.8 miles away); Henrietta Lacks (approx. 5 miles away); Mary M. Bethune High School (approx. 6.1 miles away); Halifax Court House (approx. 6.4 miles away);
US Rt 360 & State Rt 360 (facing south) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, May 18, 2010
2. US Rt 360 & State Rt 360 (facing south)
Halifax County War Memorial (approx. 6.5 miles away); Halifax County Confederate Monument (approx. 6.5 miles away); History of Halifax (approx. 6.5 miles away); Minister Who Married Lincoln (approx. 6.6 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Staunton River State Park. Virginia Department of Conservation & Recreation (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 

2. Staunton River State Park Historic District. National Register of Historic Places (Submitted on May 21, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. Charity & Public WorkNatural FeaturesNatural Resources
 
Staunton River State Park Historic District image. Click for full size.
National Register of Historic Places
3. Staunton River State Park Historic District
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 485 times since then and 11 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on , by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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