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Title Central portion of proposed Peaks of Otter Lodge Site
Date March 4, 1958
Description Image shows a grassy section of land with a few scattered trees, which is the proposed site of the Peaks of Otter Lodge. There is a small wooden cabin faintly visible in the background, likely Polly Woods Ordinary. Sharp Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter, is also visible in the background. 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 Cabins
Park lodging facilities
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Proposed sites
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway