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John Carlin's Virginia: Rorer Mines

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The Mill Mountain Star is probably Roanoke's biggest tourist attraction.

Not far away is a hiking and horseback trail, called the Chestnut Ridge loop.

The trail is popular with nature lovers.

But, as we learn in John Carlin's Virginia, there is a wealth of hidden history there as well.

Hidden, in massive craters, beside the trail.