Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Steps - Pedestrian Over look at Falls
Date June 30, 1941
Description Photograph shows a stone staircase and wall near a pedestrian overlook for a waterfall in Tompkins Knob Park near mile post 273.6 in section 2E of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by A. S. Burns on June 30, 1941.
Commentary This pedestrian overlook at Tompkins Knob is along a trail that winds along to the Jesse Brown Cabin.
Location Location Name: Tomkins Knob
Parkway Milepost: 273.6
Latitude: 36.24182
Longitude: -81.48218
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Guard walls
Tomkins Knob (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway