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Title Bluff Coffee Shop and Gas Station
Title Note Parking Area
Date 1940s
Description View of Bluff Coffee Shop and Gas Station at Doughton Park, off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by John Hemmer.
Commentary Originally known as the Bluffs, Doughton Park was named after Congressman Robert L. Doughton, a long-time advocate and supporter of the parkway.
Location Location Name: Bluffs Coffee Shop
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.430231
Longitude: -81.177169
Creator Individual John Hemmer
Creator Organization N.C. News Bureau, Raleigh N.C.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Automobile parking
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Bluff Recreational Area (N.C.)
Bluffs
Bluffs Coffee Shop (Doughton Park, N.C.)
Bluffs Gas Station (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Photographs
The Bluffs (N.C.)
Tourism
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway