Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Entrance to Picnic area #1
Date 1940
Description Photograph shows stairs at the entrance to picnic area #1 from a parking area near mile post 240 in Bluff Park (now Doughton Park) 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 Automobile parking
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Bluff Recreational Area (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway