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Historical Markers and War Memorials in Walnut Cove, North Carolina
Location of Walnut Cove, North Carolina
► Stokes County (19) ► Forsyth County (191) ► Guilford County (194) ► Rockingham County (28) ► Surry County (19) ► Henry County, Virginia (8) ► Patrick County, Virginia (43)
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|An Indian trading and warring path that became a frontier road between Pennsylvania and Georgia in the 18th century. The major road for settlers of the North Carolina back country passed near this place. — — Map (db m34361) HM|
|Look! Up in the air! It’s not Superman, but one of Hanging Rock’s high flyers. Chances are if you look carefully, you can spot a black bird flying high above. It could be a raven, a crow, or a vulture.
American Crows (Corvus . . . — — Map (db m77672) HM|
|Major in Revolution, a commander at Kings Mountain, Congressman, state legislator. Town of Winston named for him. Home was 4 mi. W. — — Map (db m34362) HM|
|Moravian administrator. Botanist and pioneer in American mycology. Discovered falls 3 mi. SW. — — Map (db m34433) HM|
|Hanging Rock State Park is located in the Sauratown Mountains, named for the Saura, a Native American tribe. Although the Blue Ridge Mountains are within sight of the Sauratown Mountains, they are two distinct and separate mountain ranges. Thus, the . . . — — Map (db m77668) HM|
|In the past, the lower ridge you see before you without rock outcrops was a continuation of Hanging Rock ridge, which lies to your left. This ridge was once capped with the same quartzite rock outcrops that form Hanging Rock itself. The ridge gives . . . — — Map (db m77676) HM|
|After the frenzy of activity in the spring and before the rushed preparations for winter, the residents of Hanging Rock use the summer to eat and raise their young. The summer forest becomes a big food factory. Chlorophyll uses the sun’s energy from . . . — — Map (db m77667) HM|
|A village of the Saura Indians, abandoned by that tribe in the early 18th century, was on Dan River, two mi. S. — — Map (db m52537) HM|