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Title Proposed Peaks of Otter Coffee Shop 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 coffee shop. A section of wooden fence is visible in the bottom left corner of the image, and there is a small wooden outbuilding visible near the middle ground of the image. Flat Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter, is 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 Fences
Flat Top Mountain (Va.)
National park concessions
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Proposed sites
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway