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Title Trading Post, interior
Date September 19, 1959
Description Photograph shows three women standing among the merchandise at the Northwest Trading Post at mile post 258.6 in section 2D of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on September 19, 1959.
Commentary More home canned goods along two more walls. Tables with what appears to be blankets and other linens or possibly clothing on tables.
Location Location Name: Northwest Trading Post
Parkway Milepost: 258.0
Latitude: 36.343644
Longitude: -81.375559
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Arts and crafts
Northwest Trading Post (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway