New River Canyon

New River Canyon Hawk's Nest Rock State Park West Virginia


Stock #: 23670
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Hawk's Nest Rock State Park
State: West Virginia (WV)
Publisher: The S. Spencer moore Co.
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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Once called marshall's Pillar for Chief Justice John marshall who came here 1812. Engineers declare the New River Canyon, 585 feet deep, surpasses the famed Royal Gorge. Tunnel for river makes vast water power here. The deep canyon of New River, as seen from an overlook in Hawk's Nest State Park is one of West Virginia's outstanding views. Hawk's nest with its picnicking facilities, restaurant and historic museum, is located on U. S. 60 a few miles east of Gauley Bridge.
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