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Title Blacksmith and Repair Garage (construction)
Date 1941
Description Construction of Bluff Park Blacksmith and Repair Garage, near milepost 238.6, off of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "JEV" in 1941.
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.)
Automobiles
Blacksmiths
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Construction
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Garages
Photographs
Workers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway