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Washington in Rappahannock County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Range View

 
 
Range View Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 19, 2012
1. Range View Marker
Inscription. From here you can see a rare Skyline Drive view, a look southwestward down the length of the Blue Ridge. Many of Shenandoah National Park's highest peaks are visible here, including Stony Man, the northernmost Blue Ridge peak to rise above 4,000 feet.

Much of what you see, especially to the east and west, is not in the park. Private woodland and pastures are being replaced by homes and commercial properties. The view from Shenandoah's Skyline Drive is changing.

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Skyline Drive meanders its way south through the Blue ridge peaks that are visible from here.
 
Erected by Shenandoah National Park.
 
Location. 38° 45.855′ N, 78° 13.645′ W. Marker is in Washington, Virginia, in Rappahannock County. Marker is on Skyline Drive, on the left when traveling south. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington VA 22747, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Piedmont (approx. 3.2 miles away); The Town of Washington, Virginia (approx. 5.1 miles away); Kitty Payne (approx. 5.2 miles away); Washington, Virginia (approx. 5.3
Range View Marker image. Click for full size.
By Sandra Hughes, December 19, 2012
2. Range View Marker
miles away); A Tale of Two Mills (approx. 5.4 miles away); Ellerslie (approx. 5 miles away); Indian Old Fields (approx. 5 miles away); a different marker also named Washington, Virginia (approx. 5 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Washington.
 
Also see . . .  Shenandoah National Park. National Park Service (Submitted on August 8, 2017.) 
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on August 8, 2017. This page originally submitted on August 7, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. This page has been viewed 71 times since then. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on August 7, 2017, by Sandra Hughes of Killen, Usa. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.
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