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Title Shelter Sharp Top Road
Date 20th Century
Description Image shows a covered shelter and a portion of a parking area. The shelter has three walls, which are constructed of stone and wood, and the fourth side of the shelter is left open. There is a bench along the inside walls of the shelter, and there are boulders and large rocks located around the shelter. This image has been incorrectly marked as milepost 92.4, near the Sharp Top overlook. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, at the bus shelter on Sharp Top Mountain. Taken near milepost 85.9 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain Bus Shelter
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.434764
Longitude: -79.604467
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Boulders
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Photographs
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Shelters
Stonemasonry
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway