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Title Irish Creek Falls
Title Note Near point where Parkway reaches valley floor
Date April 16, 1935
Description This photograph shows a segment of Irish Creek. In this image the water is cascading slightly downward over rocks, and into a pool of more slowly moving water. There are trees and brush growing along both edges of the stream. The image was taken near milepost 37.4 near where Section 1E meets Section 1F of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on April 16, 1935.
Location Location Name: Milepost 37
Parkway Milepost: 37.0
Latitude: 37.795853
Longitude: -79.212238
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Bodies of water
Irish Creek
Rockbridge County (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway