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Title Barn - dwelling removed
Date January 18, 1939
Description Photo shows an abandoned homesite at the bottom of a hill. The barn is badly neglected. The house has been removed but the stone chimney still stands. Taken by "JFN" on January 19, 1939 in Section 2B, Station 226, Milepost 233.7.
Commentary Construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway sometimes necessitated the removal of homes. This site is near the Bullhead Mountain Overlook.
Location Location Name: Milepost 233
Parkway Milepost: 233.0
Latitude: 36.436138
Longitude: -81.07147
Creator Individual J.F.N.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bull Head Mountain Overlook (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway