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The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Fireplace in shelter on top of Cumberland Knob
Date October 1937
Description Photograph shows a fireplace surrounded by wooden benches at a shelter on top of Cumberland Knob in section 2A of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on October 1, 1937.
Location Location Name: Cumberland Knob
Parkway Milepost: 217.5
Latitude: 36.55013
Longitude: -80.90869
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Cumberland Knob Recreation Area (N.C.)
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway