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Near Hanging Rock in Hampshire County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Ice Mountain

 
 
Ice Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2009
1. Ice Mountain Marker
Inscription. Huge natural refrigerator, five miles north along North River, where ice is found for several hundred yards on the hottest summer days. Raven Rock, on North Mountain, overs one of the finest views in West Virginia.
 
Erected 2003 by West Virginia Division of Archives & History.
 
Location. 39° 17.988′ N, 78° 36.213′ W. Marker is near Hanging Rock, West Virginia, in Hampshire County. Marker is at the intersection of U.S. 50 and State Highway 29, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 50. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Augusta WV 26704, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. The Guns Of Jacob Sheetz (approx. 6.6 miles away); Mount Bethel Church (approx. 7.6 miles away); Grapeshot Among the Pines (approx. 8.4 miles away); Romney In The Civil War (approx. 8.4 miles away); W. Va School for the Deaf and Blind (approx. 8 miles away); Jackson's Headquarters (approx. 8 miles away); Hampshire County World War I Memorial (approx. 8.7 miles away); Old Literary Hall (approx. 8.7 miles away).
 
Categories. Natural Features
 
Ice Mountain Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, November 27, 2009
2. Ice Mountain Marker
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on December 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 1,146 times since then and 39 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on December 3, 2009, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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