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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway
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Title Sign, Trail System
Description Photograph shows two people standing next to the road at a sign showing the trail system near mile post 239.3 in Doughton Park in section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by C. E. Westveer on August 10, 1973.
Commentary Most likely a sign to the trail systems at Doughton Park. Doughton Park (formerly known as the Bluffs) was named after Congressman Robert L. Doughton because of his longtime support for the Blue Ridge Parkway. Doughton Park includes meadows, pioneer cabins, and a diverse amount of wildlife, as well as trail system.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual C.E. Westveer
Tags Doughton Park (N.C.)
Signs and signboards
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway