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Title Edwards Residence (Front View)
Date January 28, 1949
Description Image shows the front, exterior of a wooden residence in the Peaks of Otter area of the Blue Ridge Parkway. The building is constructed primarily of wood, and it sits near the top of a small slope. There is a wall of stones that runs near the top of the slope and near the foundation of the building, and there is another section of stone wall near the bottom of the slope. There is a covered porch on the front of the building, and there are trees all around the home. The image was taken near Section 1K of the Blue Ridge Parkway. Taken by Sam P. Weems on January 28, 1949.
Location Location Name: Section 1K
Parkway Milepost: None
Latitude: 37.484214
Longitude: -79.670194
Creator Individual Sam P. Weems
Tags Cabins
Peaks of Otter (Va.)
Residential building
Credit Courtesy National Park Service, Blue Ridge Parkway