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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title The Cascades at Tompkins Knob Area
Date October 1946
Description The Cascades waterfall at Tompkins Knob area on milepost 271.9, section 2E on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Abbie Rowe on October 1946.
Location Location Name: Tomkins Knob
Parkway Milepost: 273.6
Latitude: 36.24182
Longitude: -81.48218
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Bodies of water
Tomkins Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway