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Title Ice Storm - 1969
Date 1969
Description Image shows an ice covered sign set near a paved area. The image was taken in 1969 near the Peaks of Otter visitor center, near milepost 86 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The sign reads:

Peaks of Otter Visitor Center / Information - Exhibits / The forest is home to plants and animals / This wayside museum explains how they live together in the adjacent forest. / U.S. Department of the Interior / National Park Service.

There is a small sign attached beneath the main sign which reads "Closed for Winter".
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.445786
Longitude: -79.608097
Creator Individual Unknown
Tags Bedford County (Va.)
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Signs and signboards
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway