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Title Easel - Tulip Tree
Date August 1973
Description Image shows a drinking fountain and an interpretative sign, identified as the Tulip Tree Easel, at the Headforemost Mountain Overlook. Both the drinking fountain and the easel are set at the perimeter of a paved area. The Blue Ridge Mountains are visible in the background. Image was taken near milepost 81.9 in Section 1J of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Robert G. Bruce in August 1973.
Location Location Name: Headforemost Mountain Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 81.9
Latitude: 37.4815259
Longitude: -79.5633693
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Blue Ridge Mountains
Drinking fountains
Interpretive development
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway