Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Sharptop [Sharp Top]
Date June 8, 1961
Description Image shows an automobile driving along the Blue Ridge Parkway. There is a fence that runs alongside the road. Sharp Top Mountain, one of the Peaks of Otter, is visible in the background of the image. The image is taken from a grassy area at the side of the Blue Ridge Parkway, and it is framed on either side by the trunk of a tree. Image taken near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on June 8, 1961.
Location Location Name: Milepost 86
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.444858
Longitude: -79.611066
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Automobiles
Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway