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Title Unloading bear cubs at Rocky Knob (Rocky Knob CCC)
Date 1930s
Description Image shows a large group of young men standing in a crowd. Many of them are dressed in a similar fashion, in similar pants, jackets, hats and boots, and they are likely members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). They are standing in a dirt lot, near two buildings. The image was taken near milepost 185 in Section 1U of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 185
Parkway Milepost: 185.0
Latitude: 36.665213
Longitude: -80.484266
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway