Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Doughton Park Picnic Parking Area
Title Note negative 576, classification no. 306.1
Date July 1956
Description Parking lot and parked cars at a picnic area in Doughton Park off of milepost 239, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Roscoe Reeves in July 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.)
Automobile parking
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway