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Appalachian

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Ashley Pierce

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Encompasses four Civil War battlefields
“The Bloodiest Landscape in America.”
The Battle of Chancellorsville
The Battle of the Wilderness Claimed to be the “the bloodiest single day”
Battle technically ended in a draw
Precluded the famous Emancipation Proclamation Pinnacle Overlook The Gateway Into the West The Cumberland Gap Plantation Trail
1/4 mile loop through historical area
Reconstructions of nineteenth century buildings like Booker T. Washington grew up around Jack-O-Lantern Branch Heritage Trail
1.5 mile meandering walk through fields and forests Booker T. Washington National Memorial 12130 Booker T. Washington Highway
Hardy, Virginia 24101 Guided Tours: Labor Day-Memorial Day
11 a.m. - 2 p.m. Farm Area
Sheeps, Pigs, horses, and chickens help to provide the mood of the tobacco farm
Come learn about many historic breeds of animals during Washington's time Appalachian Landmarks!! By:
Matthew Riddle
Ashley Pierce
Tom Chen
Nathan Lane Any Questions? McAfee Knob This trail begins on the opposite side of Rt. 311
You will begin the trail by traveling north on the Appalachian Trail following the white signs The Hike It is about a 8 mile hike to the knob and back to the parking lot McAfee Knob! McAfee Knob is one of the most photographed place along the Appalachian Trail! It has an almost 270 degree view of the Catawba Valley! Works Cited This hike is popular because of its view so you will see many other hikers on your way up and back Its mostly a moderate uphill hike so its OK for beginners!! It you want to camp over night, there are designated camping areas but you can also camp anywhere you want but not on the knob!! http://www.geneseo.edu/sites/default/files/AppCabin.jpg http://25.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lspeb96VQ71qfjatro1_500.jpg http://www.tommangan.net/wordpress/wp-content/uploads/2011/07/mcafee-knob-sign.jpg "Booker T. Washington National Monument." Virginia Is for Lovers. Virginia Tourism Corporation, 12 Feb. 2013. Web. 25 Mar. 2013.

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“Cumberland Gap National Historical Park.” National Park Service, n.p., 21 Mar. 2013. Web. 6 Apr. 2013.

"Fredericksburg & Spotsylvania National Military Park." Home. N.p., n.d. Web. 06 Apr. 2013. <http://www.npca.org/parks/fredricksburg-spotsylvania-nmp.html>.

"From Slave Cabin to the Hall of Fame." National Park Service. U.S. Department of the Interior, 10 Mar. 2013. Web. 25 Mar. 2013.

"McAfee Knob Hike." McAfee Knob Hike. Hiking Upward, n.d. Web. 05 Apr. 2013. <http://www.hikingupward.com/jnf/McAfeeKnob/>.

Roanoke_Outside. "McAfee Knob Section of Appalachian Trail." Scribd. Roanoke Outside, n.d. Web. 07 Apr. 2013. <http://www.scribd.com/doc/18821488/McAfee-Knob-section-of-Appalachian-Trail>.
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