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Title Harkening Hill
Title Note From Sharp Top, Peaks of Otter
Date 1952
Description Image shows a group of people on Sharp Top Mountain. They are gathered at a lookout point, which is surrounded by a stone wall. One man is standing on the wall and pointing out toward the horizon, and the rest of the group is looking in the direction that he is pointing. Harkening Hill, one of the Peaks of Otter, is visible in the background of the image, and the Blue Ridge Parkway appears to circle around this side of the peak. The image was taken near milepost 85.9 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.433333
Longitude: -79.604722
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Harkening Hill (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
People
Photographs
Sharp Top Mountain (Va.)
Stonemasonry
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway