Documenting the American South

The Digital Blue Ridge Parkway

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Title Family Picnic
Title Note negative 133, classification no. 796.5
Date 1954
Description Family having a picnic at Doughton Park near milepost 239, section 2C of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Sam P. Weems in 1954.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Alleghany County (N.C.)
Bluff Park (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Picnic grounds
The Bluffs (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway