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Title Waterfall Cumberland Knob
Title Note negative 275, classification no. 551.4
Date August 1936
Description Waterfall in Cumberland Knob, off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Cumberland Knob is near milepost 217.5 section 2A. Picture taken in August 1936 by Albert S. Burns. Picture taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway.
Commentary Cumberland Knob is where construction of the Blue Ridge Parkway began in 1935. This waterfall is most likely in Cumberland Knob Park. Cumberland Knob Park is 1000 acres of park and picnic areas. Cumberland Knob also features multiple trails as well as parks.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway