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Title John Parris - Asheville Citizen Assoc. Justice Wm. O. Douglas
Date September 25, 1962
Description Asheville citizen John Parris, left, sits and talks with Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court William Orville Douglas at Craggy Gardens in section 2P of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Alan Mebane on September 25, 1962.
Commentary William Orville Douglas (October 16, 1898 – January 19, 1980) was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court. With a term lasting 36 years and 209 days, he is the longest-serving justice in the history of the Supreme Court.
Location Location Name: Craggy Gardens
Parkway Milepost: 367.0
Latitude: 35.6926148
Longitude: -82.3848459
Creator Individual Alan Mebane
Tags Buncombe County (N.C.)
Craggy Gardens (N.C.)
Douglas, William Orville
Parris, John
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway