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Title Camping at Peaks of Otter
Date September 13, 1959
Description Image shows a woman sitting in a lawn chair at a campsite. Behind her there is a tent, and a picnic table with a tarp hung above it. There are clothes lines strung between trees upon which clothing and towels have been hung to dry, and near one side of the campsite there is a wood pile. The image was taken at the Peaks of Otter campground, near milepost 86 and Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on September 13, 1959.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Campground
Parkway Milepost: 86.0
Latitude: 37.442561
Longitude: -79.603867
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Campers (Persons)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway