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Title National Park Centennial
Date 1972
Description Photograph features a band on a raised stage during the National Park Centennial celebration at Doughton Park on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Bruce in 1972.
Commentary The world's first national park, Yellowstone, was established on March 1, 1872. It was decided to celebrate the centennial of Yellowstone nationwide and the National Parks Centennial Commission was established to plan many events in different national parks. This performance is an example of one of the celebrations.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Bruce
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
National Parks Centennial
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway