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Masons Knob Overlook - elev. 1425' (Milepost 126.0)

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Overlook Description

From the overlook Masons Knob rises above the surrounding landscape. In 1750 John Mason settled at the foot of the mountain. During the Indian raids of the French and Indian War his dwelling was used as a stockade.
 

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Blue Ridge Parkway GuidebooksExcerpt adaptations from Blue Ridge Parkway Guide: Volume 1 (by William G. Lord), Blue Ridge Parkway Guide: Volume 2 (by William G. Lord), Guide to the Blue Ridge Parkway - 3rd Edition (by Victoria Logue, Frank Logue, and Nicole Blouin). Copyright 1981 by the American Chestnut Foundation. Reprint by permission of Menasha Ridge Press.
 
 
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