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Title View in area of proposed swimming pool
Title Note Looking in direction of parkway from possible location of dam.
Date August 1936
Description Image shows a view of mountains covered in trees, taken from the site of proposed construction of a dam for a swimming pool at Rocky Knob Park. Image taken near milepost 168.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway, in Rocky Knob Park. Image taken by A.S. Burns in August of 1936.
Location Location Name: Rocky Knob (Va.)
Parkway Milepost: 168.2
Latitude: 36.819444
Longitude: -80.342222
Creator Individual A.S. Burns
Tags Dams
Proposed sites
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Scenic overlooks
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway