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Title Bull Head Mountain and Parkway
Date October 13, 1937
Description This image depicts Bull Head Mountain and the parkway from Deep Gap to Devil's Garden at station 410 on milepost 237 in section 2B of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Edward H. Abbeuhl on October 13, 1937.
Commentary Bull Head Mountain is located in between Cumberland Knob and Doughton Park. It was recommended by Stanley Abbott that the mountain land be acquired for the Blue Ridge Parkway in 1935, but Bull Head Mountain was never acquired. The mountain has recently experienced timber harvesting and rural development.
Location Location Name: Bull Head Mountain
Parkway Milepost: 233.7
Latitude: 36.447353
Longitude: -81.0670265
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bull Head Mountain (N.C.)
Deep Gap (N.C.)
Devil's Garden (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway