Arrived later in the afternoon at Natural Bridge. Steve knows that he was here as a young child and has wanted to return for many a year. Came for the dramatic light show and a look at this awesome geologic feature in the evening light. It was surveyed by George Washington when he was 19 years old and was purchased from the King of England by Thomas Jefferson!



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  1. Steve & Karen

    Apparently this place is now a Virginia State Park since 2016 rather than a private tourist park as it was when we visited. Among the changes is more historically accurate interpretation including a debunking of the myth that the property was surveyed by a young George Washington. Here’s and interesting link:
    Seems we should return and check out the changes as well as once again marvel at the extraordinary geology.


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