Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Sharp Top Mountain Shelter
Date June 1973
Description Image shows the roof, chimney, and one exterior wall of a shelter made of stone. The shelter is surrounded by large boulders, and there are small trees or shrubs growing amongst the boulders. Mountains are visible in the background of the image. The image was taken on Sharp Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter, near milepost 85.9 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by F. A. Ketterson, Jr. in June 1973.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual F.A. Ketterson, Jr.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway