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Title Office and Tool Storage Building (construction)
Date 1941
Description Construction of the Office and Tool Storage Building at Bluff Park, milepost 238.6 on the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by JEV in 1941. Bluff Park is now known as Doughton Park.
Commentary Originally known as the Bluffs, Doughton Park was named after Congressman Robert L. Doughton, a long-time advocate and supporter of the parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 238
Parkway Milepost: 238.0
Latitude: 36.422705
Longitude: -81.138681
Creator Individual J.E.V.
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Construction
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Maintenance
Office buildings
Photographs
Storage areas
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway