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Walnut Cove, North Carolina Historical Markers

 
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By Bill Coughlin, August 6, 2010
Marker in Walnut Cove
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — Great Wagon Road
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
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — Hanging Rock's High FlyersHanging Rock State Park
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
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — J 39 — Joseph Winston
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
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — J 76 — Lewis David von Schweinitz1780 - 1834
Moravian administrator. Botanist and pioneer in American mycology. Dis- covered falls 3 mi. SW. — Map (db m34433) HM
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — Mountains Away From The MountainsHanging Rock State Park
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
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — Rock of AgesHanging Rock State Park
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
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — Summertime and Life Goes OnHanging Rock State Park
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
North Carolina (Stokes County), Walnut Cove — J-43 — Upper Saura Town
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

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