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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Sharp Top pedestrian shelter and parking area
Date July 8, 1949
Description Image shows a parking area and a covered shelter. The shelter has three walls, which are constructed of stone and wood. The fourth side of the shelter is left open, and there is a man standing in front of it. There are boulders and large rocks located around the shelter. This image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, at the Sharp Top Pedestrian Shelter, located near milepost 85.9 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken on July 8, 1949.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual W.D.L.
Tags Automobile parking
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway