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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Brinegar Cabin Interior, fireplace detail
Title Note Fireplace detail
Date November 1941
Description Fireplace in the interior of Brinegar Cabin. Brinegar Cabin is located on milepost 238.5 near or in Doughton Park, off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "KCM" in November 1941.
Commentary Brinegar Cabin was the home of Martin and Caroline Brinegar. The Brinegar Cabin is a weather boarded log cabin with a frame shed addition, all covered by a hand-split wood shake roof.
Location Location Name: Brinegar Cabin
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.4187411
Longitude: -81.1456417
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Brinegar Cabin (N.C.)
Brinegar, Martin and Caroline
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Rustic cabins
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway