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Title Purgatory Mountain
Date May 1, 1957
Description Image of Purgatory Mountain. The image shows the pine stands on the south west slopes of the mountain. The image was taken at the Purgatory Overlook, near milepost 92.2 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on May 1, 1957.
Location Location Name: Purgatory Overlook
Parkway Milepost: 92.2
Latitude: 37.4773576
Longitude: -79.6883716
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Blue Ridge Mountains
Botetourt County (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway