Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Humpback Rocks Visitor Center
Date June 23, 1957
Description Image is of an outdoor shot of the Humpback Rocks Visitor Center near milepost 5.6, section 1B of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph shows the front exterior of the visitor center with a group of five people sitting on stone benches in front of the center. Also seen in the photograph are parking spaces, an American flag flying at mast on a flag pole and the visitor center sign (ineligible in the photograph). Taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters. Photographed by Earl W. Estes and Donald E. Robinson on June 23, 1957.
Location Location Name: Humpback Rocks Visitor Center and Mountain Farm
Parkway Milepost: 5.8
Latitude: 37.970833
Longitude: -78.898333
Creator Individuals Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Donald H. Robinson
Tags Automobile parking
Humpback Rocks (Va.)
Nelson County (Va.)
Visitors' centers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway