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Title Chicken House built by John C. Clark, 1881
Title Note near Mile 36.4 BRP before restoration at Humpback Rocks. North Elevation.
Date 1880s
Description Image shows chicken house built by John C. Clark in 1881 near milepost 36 in Rockbridge County, Va., of the Blue Ridge Parkway before its 1953 restoration and relocation to Humpback Rocks in Augusta County, Va, at milepost 5. Structure is built of logs with the bark starting to be stripped away. Image was taken by Warren D. Lewis in August 1952.
Location Location Name: Milepost 36
Parkway Milepost: 36.0
Latitude: 37.795853
Longitude: -79.212238
Creator Individual J.B. Bornwell
Tags Abbott Lake (Va.)
Abbuehl, Edward H.
Access roads
Adams, Dan W.
Adney Gap (Va.)
Credit N.C. Division of Advertising