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Casey Jones Village

Casey Jones Village Written by Joanna Adams Sergent       Jonathon Luther “Casey” Jones was born March 14, 1864 in Missouri.   On the foggy night of April 30, 1900, Jones volunteered to take a second shift as engineer.  The Number 1 Train running somewhere between 75 to 90 minutes behind schedule departing Memphis at 12:50 […]

Flag Rock, Norton Va

Flag Rock Recreation Area

The Flag Rock Recreation Area“Norton’s Mountain Masterpiece”Written by Joanna Adams Sergent The first week of June 2016 I went to see the Flag Rock Recreation Area  in Norton, Virginia with my mother, Katie Adams.  It is located on Stony Mountain near Norton, Virginia.   At an elevation of  1,000 feet above the City’s elevation of 2,350 […]

Picture taken by Joanna Adams Sergent

High Knob Observatory

High Knob Observatory, Norton, Virginia Written by Joanna Adams Sergent   The first week of June 2016 I went to see the High Knob Observatory in Norton, Virginia with my mother, Katie Adams.   Located on the peak of Stone Mountain, at  an elevation of 4,223 feet.  The steep winding road was originally a wagon road […]

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