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Painter Family/Rocky Mount History QDMA Buck Harvest 2011 highlights 2012 highlights 2013 highlights 2014 highlights
a certified stewardship forest
Hillcrest Farm at Rocky Mount located in Cumberland, Virginia was founded in November of 1997 by the Deitrick Family of Richmond, Virginia. Its namesake is the Hillcrest Farm of Bath, Michigan (circa 1950's), the homestead of Mr. and Mrs. Walter and Alice (Webster) Kyes. Walter Kyes was an accomplished hunter, fisherman, farmer, and outdoorsman. Welcome to theWebsite of our family farm in the Central Piedmont of Virginia, a special place where the Hillcrest legacy lives on.
PISTOL CLASS 2013...
Trophy Cam Photos 2013
Permanent Field Blinds
Permanent Hunting Blinds on Main Field (left), Driveway Field (center), and North Field (right).
Hardwood Plantings at the Hillcrest now bearing mast!
Chinese Chestnuts(left) and Sawtooth Oak (right) Sawtooth Oak Acorns: Bearing mast after only 11 years !!
Hazelnuts left, Chinese Chestnuts middle, Sawtooth Oak right.
Aerial Photo 2009
Parcel A-1 and A-2 : Upland
Parcel B : Bottomland Hardwoods (2 blocks) 32 acres
Parcel C Pines w/ Mixed Hardwood (4 blocks) 17 acres
Parcel D Non-Forest/Open Fields (3 blocks) 18 acres
Parcel E-1 Advanced Succession Cedar/Pine 10 acres
Loblolly Plantings: 31 acres
Parcel E-2 Loblolly pine ‘99 7 acres
Parcel F Loblolly pine ’98-99 9 acres
Parcel G-1 Loblolly pine ‘03 5 acres
Parcel G-2 Loblolly pine ‘09 10 acres
Total Management Acreage: 151 acres
Homesite: 9 acres
Total Acres Hillcrest at Rocky Mount: 160 acres
Latest Aerial Photos June 2011
Hillcrest at Rocky Mount June 2011
See a beautiful Shagbark Hickory, Aunt Cathy, and other Treasures of the Hillcrest in our extensive Photo Gallery
Hillcrest Aerial Photos
Guests of the Hillcrest
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Painter Family and Rocky Mount History
Hillcrest Homesite: Then and Now
Old Glory and Old Dominion now fly proudly over the Hillcrest (Jan 2007)
Virginia State Flag: Adopted 1776
The Woman, Virtue, subdues the Tyrant
" Sic Semper Tyrannis" - "Thus Always to Tyrants".
http://www.derstadt.com/ Rob Derstadt
http://tinyurl.com/y3wjzb daniel deitrick becomes a naval officer
http://picasaweb.google.com/santpad/SARRETREAT2007 SAR Retreat November 2007
http://share.shutterfly.com/action/welcome?sid=1BaMWbFw4YuTg John and Mary Deitrick Family
http://deitrickthanksgiving2009.shutterfly.com/ Deitrick Family reunion Thanksgiving 2009.
SAR Retreat October 20, 2007......
Hillcrest 10 Year Anniversary !
November 1997- 2007
VA Dept Game and Inland Fishery: http://www.dgif.state.va.us/
VA Dept of Forestry: http://www.dof.virginia.gov/index.html
VA Cooperative Extension Cumberland: http://offices.ext.vt.edu/view.cfm?webname=cumberland
USDA Aerial Photos: http://www.fsa.usda.gov/FSA/apfoapp?area=home&subject=landing&topic=landing
Fire Weather Forecast: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/akq/firemain.htm
NOAA Virginia Weather: http://weather.noaa.gov/weather/VA_cc_us.html
Geologic Evolution of Virginia: http://csmres.jmu.edu/geollab/vageol/vahist/index.html
Commonwealth of Virginia Historical Markers: http://photos.historical-markers.org/main.php?g2_itemId=3724
Geology of Virginia: http://www.wm.edu/geology/virginia/
Gold in Virginia: http://www.virginiaplaces.org/geology/gold.html
Bear Creek Lake State Park: http://www.dcr.state.va.us/parks/bearcreek.htm
Current Online Weather: http://www.weather.com/