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Title Parkway through Doughton Park
Title Note Negative 258
Date September 1953
Description Aerial view of Doughton Park, off of the Blue Ridge Parkway, September 1953. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Arthur Fawcett.
Commentary Originally known as the Bluffs, Doughton Park was named after Congressman Robert L. Doughton, a long-time advocate and supporter of the parkway. Picture labeled "purpose: publicity." Two cards, one with image and one with metadata.
Location Location Name: Doughton Park
Parkway Milepost: 241.0
Latitude: 36.40596
Longitude: -81.17425
Creator Individual Arthur Fawcett
Creator Organization United States Department of the Interior
Tags Aerial views
Alleghany County (N.C.)
Doughton Park (N.C.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway