Photo Gallery  Hillcrest Aerial Photos   Hunting  Guests of the Hillcrest  Wildlife  Agriculture and Silviculture  History  Weather   Poetry and Verse  Places of Local Interest 

Prospecting    Natural Spring and Other Things    Projects and Other Things   2008 HIGHLIGHTS   2009 HIGHLIGHTS   2010 HIGHLIGHTS     Topo/Aerial Photos Link  

Painter Family/Rocky Mount History   QDMA Buck Harvest       2011 highlights   2012 highlights          2013 highlights    2014 highlights

                                                Hillcrest Farm at Rocky Mount

                                                                             

 

a certified stewardship forest  

Welcome to Our Website!

   New Canton

    Cumberland, Virginia

          

 

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.


 

 

 


 

 


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2012

 


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.

 


See the Latest Topo/Aerial Photos:

 

Aerial Photo 2009

 

Parcel A-1 and A-2 : Upland Hardwoods   (25+18)                                                    43 acres
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

 



 

Photo Gallery:

 See a beautiful Shagbark Hickory, Aunt Cathy, and other Treasures of the Hillcrest in our extensive Photo Gallery

    

Photo Gallery

Hillcrest Aerial Photos

Hunting

Guests of the Hillcrest

Wildlife

 


Interests & Activities:

Explore other interests and activities inspired by the Hillcrest.....

 

Agriculture and Silviculture

History

Weather

Poetry and Verse

Places of Local Interest

Prospecting

Natural Spring and Other Things

Projects and Other Things

 


2008 HIGHLIGHTS

2009 HIGHLIGHTS

2010 HIGHLIGHTS

2011 HIGHLIGHTS

2012 HIGHLIGHTS

2013 HIGHLIGHTS

2014 HIGHLIGHTS

See the Latest Topo/Aerial Photos Link

 


 

Painter Family and Rocky Mount History

 

 


Hillcrest Homesite: Then and Now

1997                                                            2010


 

                                                                          

                             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".

       


 


Family/Activities Links:

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://tinyurl.com/Deitrick070408    deitrick family reunion july 4th, 2008

http://deitrickthanksgiving2009.shutterfly.com/  Deitrick Family reunion Thanksgiving 2009.

 


 

 


SAR Retreat October 20, 2007......

http://picasaweb.google.com/santpad/SARRETREAT2007


Hillcrest 10 Year Anniversary !

November 1997- 2007


Favorite Links:

    http://cumberland-patriotday.org/index.html