Mississippi Petrified Forest

124 Forest Park Rd FloraMS39071
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Since 1963, Mississipi Petrified Forest has been providing Recreational Vehicle Parks from Flora.
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by localcom on October 01, 2015 from localcom
Deposited by a raging river 36 million years ago these logs lay hidden until settlers moved into the area and searched for land to farm. Since the area the logs are in is sandy, after years of farming and erosion the soil washed away revealing the hidden logs. This is documented in a letter from Benjamin L.C. Wailes in 1854. As time went by more and more people visited the area and word spread...
by cityvoter on June 26, 2014 from cityvoter
Our History:The existence of this Petrified Forest has been know since the middle 1800s, but only within the past four decades has it been developed and opened for the public. R.J. "Bob" and Shirl Schabilion acquired the Petrified Forest in August 1962. By example to their family and to others, they taught the values and practicalities that are to be found in conserving and preserving all of...
by superpages on November 30, 2013 from superpages
Just 17 miles northwest of Jackson, visitors find one of nature's most stunning peculiarities. Registered as a National Natural Landmark in 1966, the Petrified Forest features a 1.5-mile walking trail that takes visitors through this frozen woodland. Along the way, trail guides tell how this phenomenon came into existence. After viewing the trees, guests can stop by the museum to learn more,...
by yahoolocal on July 17, 2012 from yahoolocal