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Title 50 Million Visitor Day
Title Note Supt. Weems Presents Gift from Virginia Peaks of Otter Co.
Date August 22, 1962
Description Image shows a park ranger handing a box to a man. The park ranger, the man, and members of his family are standing in front of a group of people. The image was taken at the Peaks of Otter amphitheater, which is located at the Peaks of Otter visitor center, near milepost 85.9 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by David Ochsner on August 22, 1962.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.445786
Longitude: -79.608097
Creator Individual David Ochsner
Tags Amphitheater
Bedford County (Va.)
Park rangers
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Visitors' centers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway