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Title Peaks of Otter - Gross House - Razed
Date February 9, 1949
Description Image shows a close up of one exterior wall of wooden structure. The structure is identified as the Gross house. A portion of the exterior siding has been removed, or has fallen loose, and the wood and mortar that were underneath the exterior layer are visible. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter area, near the relocation site of Virginia State Route 43, near milepost 87 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Sam P. Weems on February 9, 1949.
Location Location Name: Milepost 87
Parkway Milepost: 87.0
Latitude: 37.451794
Longitude: -79.623005
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Razed structures
Residential building
Road relocation
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway