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Title Hog Rifle Shoot
Date 1954
Description This photograph shows an event titled "Hog Rifle Shoot." A boy is lying on the ground, aiming a rifle over a log, surrounded by seated and standing observers and several photographers. A wooden and rope fence separates the shooting area from the observers, and some observers are seated at tables under a shelter to the left. A white barn, a house, and trees can be seen on the upward slope in the background. The photograph was taken at Hi Tye Mountain near Waynesboro, VA, in 1954.
Location Location Name: Milepost 0
Parkway Milepost: 0.0
Latitude: 38.030278
Longitude: -78.8575
Creator Individual Bill Lord
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Farm buildings and land
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway