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Title Brush Clearing
Date August 8, 1974
Description Photo shows five boys and one older man clearing brush at Heffner Gap. Taken by C.E. Westveer on August 8, 1974 at Milepost 325.
Commentary The boys in the picture are possibly Boy Scouts or other volunteers. Heffner Gap is located at Milepost 325.9 in Section 2K of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Heffner Gap
Parkway Milepost: 325.0
Latitude: 35.8779034
Longitude: -81.9912232
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Heffner Gap (N.C.)
Mitchell County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway