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Syria in Madison County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Skyline Drive Historic District

1931 - 1951

 
 
Skyline Drive Historic District Marker image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2013
1. Skyline Drive Historic District Marker
Inscription.
Has been placed on the
National Register
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
April 28, 1997

 
Location. 38° 31.077′ N, 78° 26.212′ W. Marker is in Syria, Virginia, in Madison County. Marker is on Skyline Drive (at milepost 51). Touch for map. Marker is at the Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Visitor Center. Marker is in this post office area: Syria VA 22743, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Iron Mike (a few steps from this marker); National Park Service CCC Camps (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Civilian Conservation Corps (approx. 0.2 miles away); Dark Hollow (approx. 0.3 miles away); Mountain Contrast (approx. 0.4 miles away); Getting to know the air you breathe! (approx. 0.4 miles away); Big Meadows Lodge (approx. 0.8 miles away); Stonewall Jackson's Marches (approx. 1.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Syria.
 
Also see . . .  Skyline Drive Historic District - National Park Service. (Submitted on August 28, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. Natural FeaturesRoads & Vehicles
 
Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2013
2. Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Visitor Center
Big Meadow as seen from Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Visitor Center image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2013
3. Big Meadow as seen from Harry F. Byrd, Sr. Visitor Center
Shenandoah National Park from Skyline Drive image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2013
4. Shenandoah National Park from Skyline Drive
Deer along Skyline Drive near Big Meadow image. Click for full size.
By Beverly Pfingsten, August 22, 2013
5. Deer along Skyline Drive near Big Meadow
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 28, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 383 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on August 28, 2013, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.
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