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Title Sign and Visitor Center
Date October 1971
Description Image shows a wooden sign set near the road. The sign has an arrow pointing toward the Peaks of Otter visitor center, and it reads "Peaks of Otter Visitor Center - Wayside Museum". The visitor center is visible in the background of the image, as is Flat Top Mountain. The image was taken near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Robert G. Bruce in October 1971.
Location Location Name: Milepost 86
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.444858
Longitude: -79.611066
Creator Individual Robert G. Bruce
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Flat Top Mountain (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Visitors' centers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway