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Title Copy Negative of Hotel Mons
Title Note (copied from photographs at Peaks of Otter concession stand)
Date February 5, 1958
Description Image shows the front of a large two-story structure, which is the Hotel Mons. A porch runs the length of the first floor, and there is a porch on the second floor as well. There are two smaller buildings located to one side of the structure, and a wooden fence encloses all of the buildings and the surrounding land. The Hotel Mons was located in the Peaks of Otter area, near to what is now milepost 85.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. A copy negative of the image was taken by Earl W. Estes and William Burgen on February 5, 1958. The date and the creator of the original image are not indicated.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individuals Earl W. Estes, Jr.
William N. Burgen
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway