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Title Picnic Area
Date 1952
Description Image shows a group of three people at a picnic table. They are in a wooded area, next to a stream. There are many rocks in the stream, and also on the land around the stream. There is another group of people visible in the background of the image, and they are also at a picnic table. The image was taken in the Peaks of Otter picnic area, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Picnic Area
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.441469
Longitude: -79.596461
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Bodies of water
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Picnic grounds
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway