Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Brinegar Cabin & Shed
Title Note Verso subject "Brinegar Caing and Shed"
Date August 22, 1975
Description Photograph shows the Brinegar Cabin and a shed with people walking up a concrete path towards the buildings, located in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by F. A. Ketterson, Jr. on August 22, 1975.
Commentary This photograph incorporates the walkway and illustrates the manicured site after its acquisition by the National Park Service. From the photographs taken in the 1940s, however, it is clear that the original landscape did not appear this way.
Location Location Name: Brinegar Cabin
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.4187411
Longitude: -81.1456417
Creator Individual F.A. Ketterson, Jr.
Tags Brinegar Cabin (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Rustic cabins
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway