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Jack-O-Lantern Branch Heritage Trail

photo: Bust of Booker Taliaferro Washington at the site of the Booker T. Washington National Monument, Franklin County, Virginia. Photo by MarmadukePercy.

Length: 1.50 miles
Loop Trail? No
Agency: National Park Service
Entry Fee? No
Parking Fee? No

Allowed Uses:

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Location: At Booker T. Washington Nat. Monument E of Burnt Chimney on SR 122.

State(s): Virginia
Counties:
Longitude: -79.73229
Latitude: 37.11989

Driving Directions

From I81 take I581 exit at Roanoke south on US 220 to Rocky Mount. Follow park signs north on VA Route 122. From US 29 at Lynchburg take US 460 W to Bedford, and VA 122 south.

Description

Trail loops from the tobacco barn through woods and fields - acres of original Burroughs property (slave owners). Detailed notes on the native fauna, flora used by our ancestors, and history of the route accompany the trail.

Additional Details

Width: 72 inches.
Primary Surface: Not Available
Secondary Surface: None
Elevation Low Point: Not Available
Elevation High Point: Not Available
Elevation Gain (cumulative): Not Available

Year Designated:
1981

Supporting Webpages and Documents

Website: NPS Booker T Washington National Monument

Contact Information

For more information and current conditions, contact the trail manager (listed below). For questions, suggestions, and corrections to information listed on the website, contact American Trails.

Trail Management:
Rebecca Harriett
Superintendent
Booker T. Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T. Washington Hwy.
Hardy, VA 24101
(540) 721-2094

 

Photos

Bust of Booker Taliaferro Washington at the site of the Booker T. Washington National Monument, Franklin County, Virginia. Photo by MarmadukePercy.

Bust of Booker Taliaferro Washington at the site of the Booker T. Washington National Monument, Franklin County, Virginia. Photo by MarmadukePercy.

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