Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Curled Purple Rhododendron Leaves
Date March 11, 1957
Description Curled purple rhododendron leaves at Doughton Park near milepost 239, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Earl W. Estes Jr. and Donald H. Robinson on March 11, 1957.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individuals Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Donald H. Robinson
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway