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Daniels in Raleigh County, West Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

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.
 
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.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 7 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Wildwood (approx. 4.9 miles away); Camp Jones (approx. 5.5 miles away); Eccles Mine Explosions (approx. 5.8 miles away); Civil War Site (approx. 5.8 miles away); The Attar Center (approx. 5.8 miles away); Beckley (approx. 5.8 miles away); Superintendent's House (approx. 6.4 miles away); Bachelorís Shanty (approx. 6.4 miles away).
 
Also see . . .
1. Grandview Park. Photo site for the picturesque park. (Submitted on May 6, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio.)
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.
 

2. Grandview. New River Gorge National River, National Park Service (Submitted on May 7, 2011, by Bernard Fisher of Mechanicsville, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. EnvironmentWaterways & Vessels
 
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. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2011, by Jamie Abel of Westerville, Ohio. This page has been viewed 454 times since then and 26 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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