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Title Proposed Peaks of Otter Lodge and Coffee Shop Site
Date March 4, 1958
Description Image shows a grassy section of land next to the Blue Ridge Parkway, which is the proposed site of the Peaks of Otter Lodge. Flat Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter, is visible in the background of the image. The image was taken near milepost 85 in Section 1J of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Earl W. Estes and Robert Hope on March 4, 1958.
Location Location Name: Milepost 85
Parkway Milepost: 85.0
Latitude: 37.453531
Longitude: -79.598239
Creator Individuals Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Robert Hope
Tags Flat Top Mountain (Va.)
Park lodging facilities
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Proposed sites
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway