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Hare in Alleghany County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fox Hunters Paradise

 
 
Fox Hunters Paradise Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
1. Fox Hunters Paradise Marker
Inscription.  The knoll low on the ridge to the right boasts this celestial name. It is well known locally that hunters often sat about a night fire there while they followed the chase in the lowlands. They knew which hound held the lead by the “personality” of its voice.
 
Erected by United Stated Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: AnimalsNatural Features. In addition, it is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway series list.
 
Location. 36° 32.529′ N, 80° 55.1′ W. Marker is in Hare, North Carolina, in Alleghany County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway at the High Piney Spur Overlook (at milepost 218.6), 1.8 miles the Virginia state line, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glade Valley NC 28627, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Blue Ridge Parkway (approx. 1.3 miles away); Grayson County Virginia / North Carolina (approx. 1.7
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miles away in Virginia); Jesse Franklin (approx. 3.9 miles away); Fries (approx. 7.2 miles away in Virginia); Galax (approx. 8 miles away in Virginia); Old County Seat (approx. 8.1 miles away in Virginia); Slave Cemetery (approx. 8.3 miles away); Galax: Home of Traditional Mountain Music (approx. 8.4 miles away in Virginia).
 
Fox Hunters Paradise Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
2. Fox Hunters Paradise Marker
View from the Overlook image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
3. View from the Overlook
High Piney Spur - Elevation 2805 Feet image. Click for full size.
Photographed By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
4. High Piney Spur - Elevation 2805 Feet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2017. It was originally submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio. This page has been viewed 373 times since then and 4 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Powell, Ohio.

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