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Title Retaining Wall Picnic Area
Date July 12, 1938
Description View of construction of a retaining wall at the picnic area at Bluff Park, with view of man on the left. This construction is located at milepost 238, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "RGH" on July 12, 1938.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Robert G. Hall
Tags Bluff Park (N.C.)
Bluff Recreational Area (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Retaining walls
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway