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Title Water Fountain in Trailer Area
Title Note Doughton Park trailer area
Date October 1956
Description Stone water fountain in Doughton Park trailer area off of milepost 239, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Photograph labeled "new type water fountain replaces old tree trunk type. Bulletin board at convenient location." Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Roscoe Reeves in October 1956.
Commentary Bluffs Park was renamed in the early 1950s to Doughton Park in honor of retired Congressman and long-time Parkway supporter Robert L. Doughton.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Roscoe Reeves
Tags Campers (Persons)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Drinking fountains
Signs and signboards
Stone carving
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway