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Title Picnic area #2 construction
Date January 27, 1937
Description Image shows a wooded area undergoing construction to become picnic area #2 on Rocky Knob Road. Downed trees and several workers are visible in the area. A bonfire is visible toward the left side of the photograph. Image taken by Robert G. Hall on January 27, 1937. Image taken on Rocky Knob Road near milepost 168.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Robert G. Hall
Tags Construction
Floyd County (Va.)
Land construction
Picnic grounds
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway