Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Chair-caning demostration [demonstration] and class
Title Note Demonstration misspelled on file card as "demostration"
Date August 1976
Description Image of a group of people participating in a chair caning class in the Humpback Rocks and Mountain Farm area near milepost 5.8, section 1B of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The class appears to be caning a variety of chairs, including dining chairs, rocking chairs, and desk chairs. A man watching the class can be seen on the front porch of a log cabin. Taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Robert G. Bruce in August of 1976.
Location Location Name: Humpback Rocks Visitor Center and Mountain Farm
Parkway Milepost: 5.8
Latitude: 37.970833
Longitude: -78.898333
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Arts and crafts
Farm buildings and land
Humpback Rocks (Va.)
Nelson County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway