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Title Picnic at Peaks of Otter Picnic Area
Date September 13, 1959
Description Image shows a group of people who are on a picnic. There are two women seated at a picnic table, and two others in the group are seated on rocks on the ground. There is one woman in a lawn chair, and there are two men lighting a fire in a grill. There is another group of people visible in the background of the image, and they are sitting around a picnic table. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter picnic area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on September 13, 1959.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Picnic Area
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.441469
Longitude: -79.596461
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Picnic grounds
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway