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Title View from Highest Point Looking Northeast
Title Note Looking northeast from the highest point of Cumberland Knob recreation area
Date September 8, 1936
Description Scenic view looking through trees from the northeast along the edge of the Blue Ridge Mountains from Cumberland Knob Park, off of milepost 217.5, section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by A.S. Burns on September 8, 1936.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Blue Ridge Mountains
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area (N.C.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway