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Heyerdahl Hill

At 241 feet, Heyerdahl Hill is one of the highest points on the eastern coast. The hilltop was named for the Heyerdahl Family who settled here in Colonial times attempting to grow a grape orchard, which, due to the serpentine rock underneath the soil, was doomed from the beginning. Ghost stories featuring Heyerdahl family members are still popular with local storytellers.


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