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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Peaks of Otter. Sharp Top pedestrian shelter and parking area
Date July 8, 1949
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 man sitting inside of the shelter, and another man sitting in front of it, and there are boulders and large rocks located around the shelter. A small bus is sitting in the parking area outside of the shelter. This 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 on July 8, 1949.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain Bus Shelter
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.434764
Longitude: -79.604467
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