Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Camping
Title Note negative 578, classification no. 796.5
Date October 1956
Description View of women at a camp site at Doughton Park off of milepost 239.3, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph labeled "note neatness and lack of congestion." Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Roscoe Reeves in October 1956.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Roscoe Reeves
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway