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Title Assoc. Justice Wm. O. Douglas Craggy Gardens V. C.
Date September 25, 1962
Description Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court William Orville Douglas looks at an exhibit at Craggy Gardens Visitor Center, milepost 364.6 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 Visitor Center
Parkway Milepost: 364.0
Latitude: 35.700172
Longitude: -82.379606
Creator Individual Alan Mebane
Tags Buncombe County (N.C.)
Craggy Gardens Visitor Center (N.C.)
Douglas, William Orville
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway