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Title Laurel in bloom
Date June 9, 1937
Description Image shows a laurel tree in bloom on the side of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The road runs straight along the bottom edge of the photograph and a gravel path emerges leads from the road to a dense area of bushes and trees. The laurel tree stands among other leafy trees. Image taken near milepost 145.7 and station 520 in section 1Q of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Franklin County, Va. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl on June 9, 1937.
Location Location Name: Milepost 145
Parkway Milepost: 145.0
Latitude: 37.025
Longitude: -80.105556
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Franklin County (Va.)
View of road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway