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Title Rocky Knob Picnic Area Road
Date May 1938
Description Image shows a picnic area road near Rocky Knob, Va. The road is gravel with a log guard rail on the left side. Trees stand on both sides of the road and provide shade. Image taken by Edward H. Abbuehl in May of 1938. Image taken near milepost 168.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Edward H. Abbuehl
Tags Abbuehl, Edward H.
Floyd County (Va.)
Guard rails
Picnic grounds
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway