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Near Mouth of Wilson in Grayson County, Virginia — The American South (Mid-Atlantic)
 

John Deere Mower Model 2

 
 
John Deere Mower Model 2 Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 26, 2013
1. John Deere Mower Model 2 Marker
Inscription. Designed and pioneered in the 1890ís. First manufactured by John Deere in 1911, commonly known as a “horse drawn hay” mowing machine.
 
Location. 36° 36.738′ N, 81° 29.482′ W. Marker is near Mouth of Wilson, Virginia, in Grayson County. Marker is at the intersection of Highlands Parkway (U.S. 58) and Grayson Highland Lane (Virginia Route 362), on the right when traveling west on Highlands Parkway. Touch for map. It is at the entrance to Grayson Highlands State Park. Marker is in this post office area: Mouth of Wilson VA 24363, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 9 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Grayson County (a few steps from this marker); North Carolina / Virginia (approx. 3 miles away in North Carolina); White Top Folk Festival (approx. 5.4 miles away); Whitetop (approx. 6.1 miles away); Christmas Tree Farms (approx. 7.5 miles away); “Virginia Creeper” Railroad (approx. 7.5 miles away); Green Cove Station (approx. 8.5 miles away); “Maud Bows to The Virginia Creeper” (approx. 8.5 miles away).
 
Also see . . .  YouTube Video. A similar mower in action. (Submitted on June 8, 2013.) 
 
Categories. AgricultureIndustry & Commerce
 
John Deere Mower and Marker image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 26, 2013
2. John Deere Mower and Marker
John Deere Mower Model 2 image. Click for full size.
By J. J. Prats, May 26, 2013
3. John Deere Mower Model 2
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia. This page has been viewed 350 times since then and 21 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on June 8, 2013, by J. J. Prats of Springfield, Virginia.
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