Monday, October 3, 2011

Niggerhead Rock

Niggerhead Rock, Virginia

This hanging rock formation is best seen traveling south bound on Route 70 near Pennington Gap, Virginia. Stoneface was for many years known by a derogatory racial term (Niggerhead Rock) before being renamed Stoneface.

Nigger Head Rock

The rock formation formerly known as "Nigger Head Rock," has changed its name to "The Great Stone Face," or "Stoneface" is located in Pennington Gap, Virginia. It is said to mark the entrance to Cherokee holy ground.

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