Blowing Rock in Watauga County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
Julian Price Memorial Park
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Location. 36° 8.338′ N, 81° 43.949′ W. Marker is in Blowing Rock, North Carolina, in Watauga County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 297), on the right when traveling north. Marker is located in a pull-out and parking lot on the south side of the parkway, overlooking Price Lake. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Blowing Rock NC 28605, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Elliott Daingerfield (approx. 1.1 miles away); Carriage Roads (approx. 2.3 miles away); A Prosperous Mountain Family (approx. 2.3 miles away); a Carriage Roads (approx. 2½ miles away); Stoneman's Raid (approx. 3 miles away); Daniel Boone Trail Marker (approx. 3 miles away); Watauga Hotel Cottage (approx. 3 miles away); In Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice (approx. 3.1 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Blowing Rock.
Also see . . . Julian Price (wikipedia). Julian Price (1867–1946) was an insurance executive who made his fortune in the first part of the twentieth century by developing the Jefferson Standard Life Insurance Company, at the time the largest corporation in North Carolina. The 4,200 acre Julian Price Memorial Park was acquired by Price in the 1930s and '40s for his own recreational use. (Submitted on May 23, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.)
Topics. This marker is included in these topic lists: Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers
Credits. This page was last revised on November 29, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 23, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 55 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3. submitted on May 23, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.