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Title Saddle Mountain Valley, Lake Site
Title Note Diagonal shot from Station 380, few trees over 6" in area; negative 5816
Date August 20, 1937
Description Saddle Mountain Valley, showing site of future lake, off of Blue Ridge Parkway. Saddle Mountain is located in Section 2A, milepost 217-229 in Allegheny County. Picture taken by MAB on August 20, 1937. Picture taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway. Picture labeled "Lake site: diagonal shot from Station 380 few trees over 6" in area. Shrubs could be collected for use elsewhere."
Location Location Name: Milepost 223
Parkway Milepost: 223.0
Latitude: 36.49921
Longitude: -80.956352
Creator Individual Malcolm A. Bird
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bodies of water
Cumberland Knob (N.C.)
Photographs
Shrubs
Valleys
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway