Geological State Symbols Across America           Geology of the National Parks Through Pictures

Virginia State Geological Symbols
Year Established
State Rock
State Fossil
Chesapecten jeffersonius


State Rock: Nelsonite


State Fossil: Chesapecten jeffersonius



Geology of Virginia's National Parks

Through Pictures

(at least the one's I have been to)


Arlington House, The Robert E Lee Memorial

Visited in 2002


Arlington House

No Pictures (Sorry)

Assateague Island National Seashore

Visited in 2002


Beach chair               Testing the water

My makeshift beach chair                                                                          Veronica testing the water    



Wild horse               Setting up the tent

A wild horse                                                                                        Setting up the tent

Colonial National Historical Park

Visited in 1994


In the Stockades               Castle

Me in the stockades                                               One of the old castles

Jamestown National Historic Park

Visited in 1994


Jamestown NHP

My father standing in front of the shore

Shenandoah National Park

Visited in 1994 and 2002


Field of Deer               Posing on the edge

                 A field of deer                                                                Veronica posing on the edge of the valley



Posing on the edge               Looking over the edge

Me posing on the edge of the valley                                                       Veronica looking over the edge

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park

Visited with Veronica - 2002


Roosevelt Island Park

No Pictures (Sorry)

Yorktown National Battlefield

Visited in 1994


Row of Cannons               View of the Battlefield

    A row of cannons                                                                                    View of the battlefield