— Grayson Highlands State Park —
In 1939 one of their sons, Ervin, bought the land. Ervin Jones and his wife, Treva, raised six children on the homestead. In 1953 they moved to Mill Creek. The land was sold to the Commonwealth of Virginia in 1969.
Apple butter—once a staple made by the self-sufficient people who lived here is still made from local apples in the fall.
Erected by Grayson Highlands State Park.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Settlements & Settlers.
Location. 36° 37.733′ N, 81° 28.756′ W. Marker is near Volney, Virginia, in Grayson County. Marker can be reached from Sugarlands Overlook Road 1.2 miles east of Grayson Highlands Lane (Route 362), on the left when traveling east. On
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Spencer Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Spring House (within shouting distance of this marker); Weavers Cabin (within shouting distance of this marker); Interpreter's Cabin (approx. 1.1 miles away); Rock House Ridge Trail (approx. 1.2 miles away); Grayson County (approx. 1.3 miles away); John Deere Mower Model 2 (approx. 1.3 miles away); North Carolina / Virginia (approx. 3.7 miles away in North Carolina). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Volney.
Credits. This page was last revised on December 23, 2020. It was originally submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. This page has been viewed 26 times since then and 5 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on December 19, 2020, by TeamOHE of Wauseon, Ohio. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.