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Title Camping at Peaks of Otter
Date September 13, 1959
Description Image shows two children, and two adults sitting at a picnic table at a campsite. There is a tarp strung above the table, and a tent set up behind it. Near the edge of the campsite there is an area for cooking. The image was taken at the Peaks of Otter campground, 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 Campground
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.442561
Longitude: -79.603867
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Campers (Persons)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway