“There is a huge amount of history here,” said Wayne Chatfield-Taylor, a landowner in the Rockland Historic District. “Morgan’s Ford is an ancient river crossing and that is why it is so important.”
No matter the season, there is always something to delight when traveling on either Highway 211 or 340.
With no section of the North Fork of the Shenandoah River currently in the Virginia Scenic Rivers System, designation of this segment would be a first.
It took two years of work, but 6.5 miles of the South River in Waynesboro have earned recognition as a Virginia Scenic River.
The NSA designation will officially communicate to decision-makers that we want the things we cherish about Shenandoah Mountain sustained for generations and protected from threats to the clean air, water and habitat it provides.