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Title Picnicking
Date June 1946
Description Image shows a family picnicking at a picnic grounds in the Smart View Recreation Area. A woman, two girls and two men are seen around a picnic area, and building a campfire to the left of the photograph. There is a wooden picnic table covered in picnic food. Image taken by Abbie Rowe in June of 1946. Image taken near Smart View, Va.
Location Location Name: Smart View (V.A.)
Parkway Milepost: 155.0
Latitude: 36.9259683
Longitude: -80.1864329
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags People
Picnic grounds
Smart View (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway