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Hare in Alleghany County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Fox Hunters Paradise

 
 
Fox Hunters Paradise Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
1. Fox Hunters Paradise Marker
Inscription. The knoll low on the ridge to the right boasts this celestial name. It is well known locally that hunters often sat about a night fire there while they followed the chase in the lowlands. They knew which hound held the lead by the “personality” of its voice.
 
Erected by United Stated Department of the Interior, National Park Service.
 
Marker series. This marker is included in the Blue Ridge Parkway marker series.
 
Location. 36° 32.529′ N, 80° 55.1′ W. Marker is in Hare, North Carolina, in Alleghany County. Marker is on Blue Ridge Parkway at the High Piney Spur Overlook (at milepost 218.6), 1.8 miles from the Virginia state line, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Glade Valley NC 28627, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 12 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grayson County Virginia / North Carolina (approx. 1.7 miles away in Virginia); Jesse Franklin (approx. 3.9 miles away); Galax (approx. 8 miles away in Virginia); First County Seat (approx. 8.1 miles away in Virginia); Galax: Home of Traditional Mountain Music
Fox Hunters Paradise Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
2. Fox Hunters Paradise Marker
(approx. 8.4 miles away in Virginia); The Railroad: Lifeline to the World (approx. 8.6 miles away in Virginia); a different marker also named Galax (approx. 8.7 miles away in Virginia); Rufus A. Doughton (approx. 11 miles away).
 
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View from the Overlook image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
3. View from the Overlook
High Piney Spur - Elevation 2805 Feet image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, June 9, 2017
4. High Piney Spur - Elevation 2805 Feet
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 23, 2017. This page originally submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 72 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on June 23, 2017, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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