Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Jesse Brown Cabin
Date August 1971
Description This photograph shows the Preacher Jesse Brown Cabin on Tompkins Knob in the Bluffs District of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The Jesse Brown farmstead consists of a cabin, spring house, and relocated Cool Springs Baptist Church.
Location Location Name: Tomkins Knob
Parkway Milepost: 273.6
Latitude: 36.24182
Longitude: -81.48218
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Brown, Jesse
Jesse Brown Cabin (N.C.)
The Bluffs (N.C.)
Tomkins Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway