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Massie's Mill in Nelson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Hurricane Camille

 
 
Hurricane Camille Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., March 6, 2011
1. Hurricane Camille Marker
Inscription.  Hurricane Camille struck central Virginia in August 1969, and many Nelson County people lost their lives and homes. Communities situated on riverbanks such as Massie's Mill on the Tye River were hardest hit. This park is dedicated to their memory.
"In a touch of Nature, the whole world is kin."
John Muir, Sierra Club founder

 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Disasters. A significant historical year for this entry is 1969.
 
Location. 37° 46.482′ N, 79° 0.185′ W. Marker is in Massie's Mill, Virginia, in Nelson County. Marker is on Crabtree Falls Highway (State Highway 56) just south of Dickie Road (State Route 666). Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Roseland VA 22967, 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. Thomas Massie (within shouting distance of this marker); The Virginia Blue Ridge Railway (approx. 4.7 miles away); American Cyanamid (approx. 4.7 miles away); a different marker also named Hurricane Camille (approx. 4.8 miles away); Cabellsville
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(approx. 5.9 miles away); The Rivers (approx. 6.4 miles away); Jimmy Fortune (approx. 6˝ miles away); Earl Henry Hamner, Jr. (approx. 6˝ miles away).
 
Hurricane Camille Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., March 6, 2011
2. Hurricane Camille Marker
Tye River, near the Hurricane Camille Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Kevin W., March 6, 2011
3. Tye River, near the Hurricane Camille Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on March 6, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia. This page has been viewed 981 times since then and 104 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on March 6, 2011, by Kevin W. of Stafford, Virginia.

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