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Title Ravens Roost PO
Date 1952
Description Image shows a man, woman, and two children having refreshments at a picnic area at Ravens Roost overlook near milepost 10, section 1C on the Blue Ridge Parkway. A second group of people can be seen in the background looking over the overlook. Image taken from the National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway Headquarters and taken by Abbie Rowe, 1952.
Location Location Name: Ravens Roost Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 10.7
Latitude: 37.933333
Longitude: -78.952222
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Creator Organization National Park Service—Blue Ridge Parkway
Tags Augusta County (Va.)
Picnic grounds
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway