Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Site of comfort station Picnic area #1
Date 1940
Description Photograph shows the future site of a picnic and comfort area in Bluff Park (now Doughton Park) near mile post 240 in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by J. E. V. in 1940.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Bluff Recreational Area (N.C.)
Comfort stations
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Recreational areas
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway