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Title Wildflower Pilgrimage - 71
Title Note Chestnut Ridge
Date May 1971
Description Image shows a group of visitors in attendance of the 1971 Wildflower Pilgrimage. The visitors are seen walking on the Chestnut Ridge Loop Trail, observing and photographing wildflowers. Image taken by Robert G. Bruce in May of 1971. Image taken at Roanoke Mountain in the Rocky Knob District, in section 1M of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Roanoke, Va.
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.2709704
Longitude: -79.9414267
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Flora
Roanoke County (Va.)
Roanoke (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway