Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Cumberland Knob Picnic Area
Title Note Negative 10179
Date April 28, 1936
Description Photograph shows a proposed site for a picnic area, following the removal of timber, in Cumberland Knob Park near milepost 217 in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by G. W. W. on April 28, 1936.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual G.W.W.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Recreational areas
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway