Near Breaks in Dickenson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
The Crooked Road
—The Crooked Road — Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail —
Old time mountain music, bluegrass, and gospel can be enjoyed all year long and several museums are devoted to showcasing the area’s rich musical heritage.
The Crooked Road winds through the ruggedly beautiful Appalachian Mountains and leads you to the major hotspots of old time mountain, music country music, and bluegrass. Alive and kickin’ for today’s fans, these venues preserve and celebrate musical traditions passed down through generations. Annual festivals, weekly concerts, radio shows, and jam sessions ring out to large audiences and intimate gatherings. Please visit the Crooked Road website to plan your trip to coincide with the current entertainment events.
Erected by The Crooked Road.
Marker series. This marker is included in the The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail marker series.
Location. 37° 16.967′ N, 82° 17.31′ W. Marker Click for map. It is at the Mill Rock Point Overlook pull-off parking lot. Marker is in this post office area: Breaks VA 24607, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Mill Rock Point Overlook (a few steps from this marker); Mill Rock Point (within shouting distance of this marker); Known But to God (approx. 1.7 miles away in Kentucky); Russell Fork Overlook (approx. 2.2 miles away in Kentucky); Richard Potter (approx. 3.4 miles away in Kentucky); William Ramey (approx. 3.8 miles away in Kentucky); Elkhorn City’s Railroads (approx. 3.8 miles away in Kentucky); Daniel Boone's First Steps in Kentucky (approx. 3.9 miles away in Kentucky). Click for a list of all markers in Breaks.
More about this marker. The Crooked Road winds through the Virginia mountains from this point southwest and then east to Franklin County. Check out the map at the bottom of the marker.
Also see . . .
1. The Crooked Road: Virginia’s Heritage Music Trail. (Submitted on November 17, 2015.)
2. American Old-Time Music Alive, Thriving in Rural Virginia.
Categories. • Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment •
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 128 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on , by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.