Lovingston – Dr. Keith Frye Memorial Rock Exhibit

Keith Frye Memorial Rock Exhibit
Celebrating the Geology of Nelson County, Virginia
Location of Display: out side the Nelson County Visitors Center and
Nelson County Library
8521 Thomas Nelson Highway
Lovingston, VA  22949


This is an outdoor rock garden exhibit consisting of about 28 large rocks. They border a gravel path and have flowers planted about the area. There was a table and bench area. The rock description sheet is obtained from inside the Nelson County Visitors Center.

See the Rocks!

map at exhibit

Frye was the author of “Modern Mineralogy, The Encyclopedia of Mineralogy” and the popular “Roadside Geology of Virginia.” After his retirement, he continued to lead field trips for the Wintergreen Nature Foundation.)

Old Dominion University archive article
Former student mourns death of a favorite professor, Keith Frye