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Near Hillsboro in Pocahontas County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Cranberry Glades

 
 
Cranberry Glades Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
1. Cranberry Glades Marker
Inscription.  The Cranberry Glades are the naturalist's paradise. In a great natural bowl in nearby mountains, 4000 ft. high, is a misplaced tract of Arctic tundra in southern mountains. Here is found reindeer moss and other rare plants.
 
Erected 1963 by West Virginia Historic Commission.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentHorticulture & Forestry. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list.
 
Location. 38° 10.824′ N, 80° 15.816′ W. Marker is near Hillsboro, West Virginia, in Pocahontas County. Marker is at the intersection of Highland Scenic Highway (West Virginia Route 39) and Public Road 102, on the left when traveling west on Highland Scenic Highway. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hillsboro WV 24946, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Hillsboro (approx. 4.2 miles away); Union Camp (approx. 4.2 miles away); Birthplace of Pearl S. Buck (approx. 4.2 miles away); Yankee Army Camp
Highland Scenic Hwy (facing east) image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
2. Highland Scenic Hwy (facing east)
(approx. 4.2 miles away); 2nd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 4˝ miles away); 8th West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 4˝ miles away); 3rd West Virginia Mounted Infantry (approx. 4˝ miles away); 23rd Battalion Virginia Infantry (approx. 4.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hillsboro.
 
Also see . . .  Cranberry Glades / Nature Center. Pocahontas County, West Virginia (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Cranberry Glades Botanical Area image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
3. Cranberry Glades Botanical Area
Cranberry Glades Boardwalk image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
4. Cranberry Glades Boardwalk
Cranberry Glades image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
5. Cranberry Glades
Round Glade image. Click for full size.
By Bernard Fisher, August 10, 2010
6. Round Glade
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia. This page has been viewed 668 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.
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