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Title Bldg. #270 Springhouse
Date August 19, 1975
Description Image shows building #270, the springhouse, located near milepost 6 of the Blue Ridge Parkway at Humpback Rocks, Va., in Augusta County. The image shows a long side of the rectangular-shaped, forward-leaning springhouse with wooden shingles. Flag stones are visible leading to the entrance on the left side, and a stone marker bearing the number 22 also stands near the entrance. A tree stands between the photographer and the springhouse towards the right end, and further to the right lies a pile of stones. This image was taken by F. A. Ketterson, Jr., on August 19, 1975.
Location Location Name: Humpback Rocks Visitor Center and Mountain Farm
Parkway Milepost: 5.8
Latitude: 37.970833
Longitude: -78.898333
Creator Individual F.A. Ketterson, Jr.
Tags Humpback Rocks (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway