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    Fire managers plan to conduct a 35-acre prescribed burn in Big Meadows on Oct. 4 IF weather and fuel conditions are right. The burn will be completed in one day and all facilities and the Skyline Drive will remain open. More »

Mountain Residents

Myrtle Reynolds and others.

Myrtle Reynolds and others.

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"Miriam M. Sizer: Patroness or Patronizing"
by Reed Engle, Cultural Resource Specialist
from the Resource Management Newsletter, July 1996

"Thoughts on Whiskey"
by Reed Engle, Cultural Resource Specialist
from the Resource Management Newsletter, April 1996

"Survey of Rural Mountain Settlement"
by Audrey J. Horning, Colonial Williamsburg Foundation

When Past is Present :
Archaeology of the Displaced in Shenandoah National Park

by Audrey J. Horning,
Colonial Williamsburg Foundation/ The Queen's University of Belfast

 

Did You Know?

Coyotes are gray to tannish with long snouts, large erect ears and a bushy tail with a black tip.

Coyotes, by their very opportunistic nature, have become established residents of Shenandoah National Park. More...