Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Brinegar Cabin Spring House
Title Note Washbasin and Watering Trough
Date February 1942
Description Washbasin and watering trough at the Spring House at Brinegar Cabin. Brinegar Cabin is located on milepost 238.5, section 2C, 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 February 1942.
Commentary Brinegar Cabin was the home of Martin and Caroline Brinegar. The Spring House has a hollowed log trough, wood shake roof, and vertical board siding.
Location Location Name: Brinegar Cabin
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.4187411
Longitude: -81.1456417
Creator Individual Kenneth McCarter
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Brinegar Cabin (N.C.)
Brinegar, Martin and Caroline
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Rustic cabins
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway