Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Comfort station/shelter, bldg# 102 built by CCC in 1941
Date March 10, 1976
Description Photograph of a comfort shelter built by the Civilian Conservation Corps in 1942, located in the Doughton Park Meadow picnic area near mile post 241 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by F.A. Ketterson, Jr. on March 10, 1976.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual F.A. Ketterson, Jr.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Comfort stations
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway