Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Picnic Party at Crabtree Meadows
Date 1958
Description Seasonal Ranger Bryson visiting with picnic party at Crabtree Meadows in section 2M of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Lou Harshaw in 1958.
Location Location Name: Crabtree Meadows
Parkway Milepost: 339.0
Latitude: 35.812039
Longitude: -82.143292
Creator Individual Lou Harshaw
Creator Organization Asheville Chamber of Commerce
Tags Automobiles
National park concessions
Picnic grounds
Recreational areas
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway