Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Completed Comfort Station and Trail Shelter
Date 1941
Description Completed comfort station and trail shelter at picnic area number three at Bluff Park (now known as Doughton Park). Comfort station located at milepost 238 of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by "JEV" in 1941.
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.)
Comfort stations
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway