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Title Root Cellar and Gear Loft on original site
Title Note Built by John C. Clark, 1881
Date August 1952
Description Image shows the west elevation of a log structure that was built by John C. Clark in 1881. The roof on the structure is made of wooden shingles. This image was taken near milepost 36.4 in Section 1E of the Blue Ridge Parkway, at the original site of the structure. The building was disassembled and reconstructed at the Humpback Rocks Visitor Center, near milepost 5.8 in Section 1B of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Warren D. Lewis in August 1952.
Location Location Name: Milepost 36
Parkway Milepost: 36.0
Latitude: 37.795853
Longitude: -79.212238
Creator Individual Warren D. Lewis
Tags Cellars, Root
Farm buildings and land
Interpretive development
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway