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Title Laurel in bloom
Date June 9, 1937
Description Image shows a road leading from the bottom left corners of the photograph and curving to the right. Laurel trees in bloom stand among other leafy trees along the left side of the road. Road appears to be graded with gravel or dirt. Image taken near milepost 145 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.)
Graded road
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway