Near Woolwine in Patrick County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
Buffalo Mountain can be seen at numerous intervals for 30 miles south along the parkway. Privately owned, the mountain was mined for lead for more than 50 years.
Erected by National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Landmarks. In addition, it is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway series list.
Location. 36° 49.381′ N, 80° 20.513′ W. Marker is near Woolwine, Virginia, in Patrick County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway (at milepost 168), 2.8 miles south of Parkway Lane South (Virginia Route 8), on the left when traveling south. Marker is located at The Saddle Overlook Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Woolwine VA 24185, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Rock Castle Gorge (approx. 0.8 miles away); America's Rural Landscape (approx. 0.9 miles away); You Buy 'Em, We'll Fly 'Em! (approx. 6 miles away); Former Site of an African-American School (approx. 6.1 miles away); Albert Tappe Howard’s Milk House (approx. 6.1 miles away); Rural Life In Appalachia (approx. 6.2 miles away); Floyd (approx. 6.2 miles away); Floyd County Civil War Memorial (approx. 6.2 miles away).
Credits. This page was last revised on May 30, 2019. It was originally submitted on May 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 100 times since then and 17 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on May 30, 2019, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.