Near Bedford in Bedford County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Polly Woods’ Ordinary
Erected by U.S. Dept. of the Interior, Natl. Park Service.
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
Location. 37° 26.721′ N, 79° 36.112′ W. Marker is near Bedford, Virginia, in Bedford County. Marker can be reached from Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 86), 0.6 miles from Peaks Road (Virginia Route 43). Click for map. Peaks of Otter Lodge is in the Blue Ridge Mountains about nine miles from Bedford. The marker is close to the dam for Abbott Lake. Park at Peaks of Otter Lodge, walk left (south) along the lake. Near the dam you'll see a sign to the ordinary. Marker is at or near this postal address: 85554 Blue Ridge Pkwy., Bedford VA 24523, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Abbott Lake (approx. 0.2 miles away); Peaks of Otter Peaks of Otter (approx. 5.3 miles away); 1889 Thaxton Train Wreck (approx. 6.6 miles away); The Anchorage (approx. 7.1 miles away); Buchanan (approx. 7.1 miles away); The Botetourt Artillery (approx. 7.1 miles away); Hunter's Bivouac (approx. 7.1 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Bedford.
Also see . . . Peaks of Otter Lodge. (Submitted on July 28, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.)
1. Abbott Lake
On the HMdb map, Abbott Lake is labeled Peak of Otter Pond.
— Submitted July 28, 2008, by Linda Walcroft of Strasburg, Virginia.
Additional keywords. lodging
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