Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title View from top of Rocky Knob toward the east
Date August 1936
Description Image shows a scenic overview of the Rocky Knob Recreation Area, with valleys, hills, and mountains covered in trees. Some open pasture land is visible, and a road can be seen winding through the bottom left corner of the image. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in August of 1936. Image taken in the Rocky Knob area of Floyd County, Va., between mileposts 165-174 in section 1S of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Rocky Knob (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 168.2
Latitude: 36.819444
Longitude: -80.342222
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Blue Ridge Mountains
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway