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Title Ranger Naturalist Gary Tollaksen giving a Talk on "Our National Parks"
Date July 20, 1960
Description Image shows a park ranger speaking to a group of people in an amphitheater. The people are sitting on benches and facing the park ranger. He is standing near a large white screen that is attached to an exterior wall of a wooden building. The image was taken at the Peaks of Otter amphitheater, which is located at the Peaks of Otter visitor center, near milepost 85.9 in Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Image taken by Earl W. Estes, Jr. on July 20, 1960.
Location Location Name: Peaks of Otter Visitor Center
Parkway Milepost: 85.9
Latitude: 37.445786
Longitude: -79.608097
Creator Individual Earl W. Estes, Jr.
Tags Amphitheater
Bedford County (Va.)
Interpretive development
Park rangers
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Visitors' centers
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway