Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

About this Image

Title National Park Centennial
Date 1972
Description Speaker and others standing atop a stage in front of a crowd at the 1972 National Parks' Centennial celebration at 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 Bruce.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Bruce
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff District (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
National Parks Centennial
National Park Service
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway