Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title YCC youths repairing fences
Date August 1976
Description Image shows a group of young people working to repair a wooden fence that runs alongside the Blue Ridge Parkway. They are part of the Youth Conservation Corps (YCC). The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert G. Bruce in August 1976.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Youth Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway