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Title Bear cubs at Rock Knob (Rocky Knob CCC)
Date 1930s
Description Image shows a park ranger feeding a bear cub. The cub is standing upright and holding a jar. Two young men, likely members of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), are watching the cub eat. A wooden building and an automobile are visible in the background of the image. 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 Animals
Civilian Conservation Corps (U.S.)
Park rangers
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway