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Title Camping
Date June 7, 1956
Description Image shows a campsite set near a road. There is a tent staked in a grassy area, and there is a shirt or jacket hanging in the opening of the tent. Near the tent are two trees and some large rocks, as well as a picnic table on which some provisions are set. A road runs next to the campsite, and there is an automobile parked near the side of the road, near the picnic table. The image was taken at the Peaks of Otter campground, near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on June 7, 1956.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Campground
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.442561
Longitude: -79.603867
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Automobiles
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway