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Title Audio device in Peaks of Otter Visitor Center exhibit area
Date June 1959
Description Image shows a man, a woman, and a child at an exhibit in the Peaks of Otter visitor center. The man is crouched down and holding a telephone receiver to his ear, which is likely set up to convey information about the exhibit. There are multiple telephone receivers mounted to a wooden pedestal near the exhibit. The woman and the child are looking into a glass display case that contains many stuffed and mounted animals. The image was taken near milepost 85.9 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Jack E. Boucher in June 1959.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.445786
Longitude: -79.608097
Creator Individual Jack E. Boucher
Tags Animals
Bedford County (Va.)
Interpretive development
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Visitors' centers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway