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Title The Peaks of Otter looking from road, Thaxton to Kelso
Date August 1936
Description Image shows the Peaks of Otter and the surrounding land. Much of the land is pasture interspersed with trees, although the peaks themselves are covered with trees. There is a wooden barn visible in the mid ground of the image, and there are a few animals grazing behind it. Image was taken in August 1936, in the Peaks of Otter area, in Section 1J of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Section 1K
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.484214
Longitude: -79.670194
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Animals
Blue Ridge Mountains
Farm buildings and land
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway