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Daniels in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Appalachia)
 

Grandview Park

 
 
Grandview Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, April 25, 2011
1. Grandview Park Marker
Inscription.  Grandview Park (11 miles N.), 878 acres, derives name from an overhanging cliff 1300 ft. high. In basal Pennsylvanian rocks. New River in this area has cut a steep-walled gorge through Mauch Chunk strata of late Mississippian Age.
 
Erected 1974 by West Virginia Department of Archives and History.
 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: EnvironmentWaterways & Vessels. In addition, it is included in the West Virginia Archives and History series list. A significant historical year for this entry is 1300.
 
Location. 37° 43.678′ N, 81° 6.234′ W. Marker is in Daniels, West Virginia, in Raleigh County. Marker is at the intersection of Ritter Drive (U.S. 19) and Grandview Road (West Virginia Route 307), on the right when traveling north on Ritter Drive. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 2157 Ritter drive, Daniels WV 25832, 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. Shady Spring (approx. 1.3 miles away); Big Beaver Creek Ancient Fortification (approx. 2.9 miles away); Glade Creek Reservoir
Grandview Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By Jamie Abel, April 25, 2011
2. Grandview Park Marker
Marker stands at the turn for Little Beaver State Park.
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(approx. 4 miles away); Beckley Mill (approx. 4.4 miles away); Stratton High School (approx. 4.6 miles away); Wildwood (approx. 4.9 miles away); Alfred Beckley / Wildwood (approx. 4.9 miles away); Civil War Site (approx. 4.9 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Grandview Park. Photo site for the picturesque park. (Submitted on May 6, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.) 

2. Grandview. New River Gorge National River, National Park Service (Submitted on May 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Richmond, Virginia.) 
 
New River Gorge image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 23, 2014
3. New River Gorge
Looking south, upstream on the New River from the Grandview Park Main Overlook.
Grandview Park Marker image. Click for full size.
By PaulwC3, August 23, 2014
4. Grandview Park Marker
Looking north, downstream on the New River from the Grandview Park Main Overlook toward the community of Prince.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on May 5, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 550 times since then and 2 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on May 5, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.   3, 4. submitted on September 13, 2014, by PaulwC3 of Northern, Virginia. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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