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Title View within upper picnic area
Date August 1936
Description Image shows a view of a proposed site for an upper picnic area. There is a large tree trunk in the center of the image, with shrubs around it, and many dead or otherwise bare trees in the background. Image taken by Albert S. Burns in August of 1936. Image taken near milepost 168.5 of the Blue Ridge Parkway in Rocky Knob Park, in Floyd County, Va.
Location Location Name: Milepost 168
Parkway Milepost: 168.0
Latitude: 36.822371
Longitude: -80.342472
Creator Individual Albert S. Burns
Tags Dead trees
Floyd County (Va.)
Picnic grounds
Proposed sites
Rocky Knob (Va.)
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway