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Title Cascades
Title Note Negative 6307
Date September 11, 1942
Description The Cascades at E.B. Jeffress Park. Photograph taken by "EHA" (Edward H. Abbuehl) in section 2E, station 565, and milepost 271.9 of the Blue Ridge Parkway on September 11, 1942.
Commentary Jeffress Park is named after the 1934 chairman of the North Carolina State Highway Commission who helped to place the Blue Ridge Parkway in its current location. This 600-acre park provides a drinking fountain, picnic tables, restrooms, and the Cascades Nature Trail.
Location Location Name: E.B. Jeffress Park
Parkway Milepost: 272.0
Latitude: 36.2416667
Longitude: -81.4833333
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Cascades trail and waterfall (N.C.)
E.B. Jeffress Park (N.C.)
Wilkes County (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway