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Title Overlook Shelter
Date 1940
Description Overlook shelter in the Bluffs, milepost 238.6, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "JEV" in 1940.
Commentary This picture was taken three years after construction on on section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway was complete. The Bluffs was renamed in the 1950s as Doughton Park.
Location Location Name: Bluffs
Parkway Milepost: 239.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff District (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Bluff Recreational Area (N.C.)
Bluffs
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Photographs
Scenic overlooks
Shelters
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway