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Title Residences
Date 1952
Description Image shows residences located on the Blue Ridge Parkway. There appear to be two separate homes connected by the same driveway. Several trees stand in front of and behind the homes, and a car is visible behind one of the trees. There are power lines running above the houses, and an antenna attached to the chimney of the first house. Image taken by Abbie Rowe in 1952. Image taken near the Rocky Knob Maintenance Area, near milepost 168 of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
Location Location Name: Rocky Knob (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 168.2
Latitude: 36.819444
Longitude: -80.342222
Creator Individual Abbie Rowe
Tags Automobiles
Electric utilities
Floyd County (Va.)
Patrick County (Va.)
Residential building
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway